A different kind of library


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A different kind of library do exist in some countries. Libraries host more than just the ordinary novels, children and educational books. Some libraries focus on books in unusual places while other libraries do not include books at all.

Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Sidney Sheldon

Unusual book libraries

Krems an der Donau is a town in Austria. The Nazi’s destroyed all books and information of the Jews. Now proudly in the Cemetery are small libraries with books about Jewish Philosophies and the history of death.

A school teacher in Colombia have two donkey libraries. He and his donkeys take books to children along the countryside where many poor children live.

The War Tank, Buenos Aires, Argentina is the brain child of Raul Lemesoff. Hosted inside a modified 1979 Ford Falcon. The goal is to protest weapons and promote peaceful coexistence with other cultures.

Vending Libraries in Beijing, China give people access to over 20 000 books. From hundreds of vending libraries throughout the city. The libraries are inside vending machines.

A library in a Hammock Library, Muyinga, Malawi gives access to books to deaf children.

Other unusual libraries

Situated in Sankt Vith The Puratos Sourdough Library have a variety of sourdough plants from all over the world. The sourdough library is the only one in the world. Virtual screening of the library is available online.

Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library conserve vegetable varieties not widely available. A small fee are paid to access the seed list and benefits. This unique library is situated in the UK,

The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. Albert Einstein


  1. Amandaskrywer(Aduppie)

    2 July 2023 at 2:15 pm

    It would be heartbreaking if they do not survive however I think libraries will indeed survive as they never age whereas technology do.

  2. scrapydo2.wordpress.com

    2 July 2023 at 7:51 am

    Up untill today libraries are important. I hope they can go on surviving this technology age/time.

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