1. cincylibrary:

    A bookmobile visit to Hazelwood, Ohio, in northern Hamiliton County, 1937.

    See more vintage photos of our bookmobiles on our Flickr.

  2. cincylibrary:

    Downtown Cincinnati, July, 1972. Bookmobile on Fountain Square.

  3. cheshirelibrary:

The 3 R’s

    cheshirelibrary:

    The 3 R’s

    (Source: weheartit.com)

  4. bookpatrol:

"Be all you can be. Read." – Peter Max’s 1969 National Library Week poster

    bookpatrol:

    "Be all you can be. Read." – Peter Max’s 1969 National Library Week poster

  5. chicagopubliclibrary:


“You’re bound to get idears if you go thinkin’ about stuff.”

On April 14th, 1939 Viking Press published The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. 
Happy 75th birthday to a classic! 

    chicagopubliclibrary:

    “You’re bound to get idears if you go thinkin’ about stuff.”

    On April 14th, 1939 Viking Press published The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. 

    Happy 75th birthday to a classic! 

  6. todaysdocument:

It’s National Library Week!
Remember being this excited to check out a book? (Maybe you still are.)

From “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries, from The Library Extension Agencies of the six New England States.


The theme of this year’s National Library Week is “Lives Change.”  How has a library, or librarian, changed your life?

    todaysdocument:

    It’s National Library Week!

    Remember being this excited to check out a book? (Maybe you still are.)

    From “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries, from The Library Extension Agencies of the six New England States.

    The theme of this year’s National Library Week is “Lives Change.”  How has a library, or librarian, changed your life?

  7. vintagelibraries:

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Main Hall, year unknown.

    vintagelibraries:

    Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Main Hall, year unknown.

  8. ebookfriendly:

J.K. Rowling http://ebks.to/1ifToDu

    ebookfriendly:

    J.K. Rowling http://ebks.to/1ifToDu

  9. Counting down! Click on the photo for more information.

    Counting down! Click on the photo for more information.

  10. 
First professional female skateboarder.
Patti Mcgee.

    First professional female skateboarder.

    Patti Mcgee.

    (Source: isiswings)