There’s a pool of photos on Flickr titled “Occupy” libraries:
So wonderful to see photos of other Peoples’ Libraries!
***THIS IS WHAT A LIBRARY LOOKS LIKE***
New York City
Flickr has a great feature that allows you to see a world map with photo locations. Here’s the “Occupy” Libraries pool map:
There are images of libraries in:
These libraries sprung up because there were important informational needs to serve. They are surviving despite challenges to their physical space, because it’s really about the IDEA that information should be free more than the space that the delivery of that information takes place in. Librarians have been creative about getting people connected to materials for a long, long time, all over the world. Mobile libraries have taken the most amazing, wonderful forms:
Kenyan National Library Service provided by camels!
From a “Libraries in Transit” blog post here: http://librarymine.wordpress.com/2010/03/05/libraries-in-transit-locations/
The Occupy libraries that have lost their spaces are just shifting the way that they serve information needs, because THAT’S WHAT REAL LIBRARIANS DO!