Kickin' it Old School

Collection by Eastern Lancaster County Library

Eastern Lancaster County Library
The Walking Library, London, ca. via vintage everyday: The Walking Library, London, ca. Maybe we should revisit this idea. Reading books and making them easily accessible - grin.

Library Journal

vsw: “ The Walking Library from the VSW Soibelman Syndicate News Agency Archive ”

Iconic Historical Photographs From United States. A man taking a book off the shelf in Cincinnati, Ohio, main library in Photo by: Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Main Hall

Public Library of Cincinnati, 1920s

Fashion 1968 Colored Tights and Knit Dresses - fashion history for women. A return to youth, shocking colors, shorter hemlines, pop art and the hippie movement. What did women wear?

Syracuse Public Library’s first bookmobile is placed in service,

vintagelibraries: “ A woman reading a book bound in human skin at the Library of Congress. Washington, DC, US, ” People Reading, Woman Reading, Librarian Chic, Library Science, Vintage Library, Old Libraries, Book Images, Inspirational Books, Library Of Congress

Photos of Vintage Libraries

(Photo: Bernard Hoffman/Life)Do you love old libraries? The feel of catalog cards flipping on your fingertips and the smell of old paper-- and the stars are still there, Bones.The capabilities that computer technology has given to libraries are important and liberating. But there’s an experience to old libraries that is unique. There are still a lot of them around, though fewer every year.At the tumblr blog Vintage Libraries, you can see photos of the libraries of yesteryear. See this young…

Title WPA Project Number 123 - Book repair at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, worker using a stylus to apply lettering to a finished book

Little people reading. When children read they are, for a brief while, staying clean, out of trouble, and safe. I can not remember a time in my life I could not read. People Reading, Book People, Kids Reading, Reading Lists, Cool Books, I Love Books, Books To Read, Bunny Book, How To Read People
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LA Library, 1960: Gun-toting child reads bunny book

From the LA Library archives: Wrapped in Thought: Four-year-old Philip Ross finds ABC Easter Bunny more interesting than his guns and spurs. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Ross, 12605 Califa St., North Ho…

A borrower's library card Kickin It Old School, Vintage Library, Library Card, Prayer Cards, Bingo Cards, My Childhood Memories, Old Paper, Pink Love, The Good Old Days
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Endless me


on reading paris 1929 Andre Kertesz

A traveling library used in Johannesburg, South Africa between 1955 and Now housed at the James Hall museum of Transport in Johannesburg.

History of Libraries

East Lansing Public Library Manson, Jackson & Kane, Inc. Mid Century Modern Design, Modern House Design, Kickin It Old School, East Lansing, Old Libraries, Library Design, Interior Design Studio, Modern Architecture, Abandoned
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East Lansing Public Library (1963) Manson, Jackson & Kane, Inc.

For more information on the East Lansing Public Library, Manson, Jackson & Kane, Inc., and Mid-Century Modern architecture and design in Michigan, visit

Share observations on libraries, literature, and life in Chesapeake, Virginia with Library Director Betsy Fowler.

Library Timeline

Library Timeline Show Menu: About Us Board of Trustees Director's Welcome Leadership Team Library Administration…

Magnum photographer Martine Franck, who recently passed away at age is remembered for both her strong documentary and portrait work and her role as the co-founder and president of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation. Minimalist Photography, Urban Photography, Color Photography, Creative Photography, Street Photography, Film Photography, Building Photography, Photography Composition, Children Photography
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Martine Franck, Children's Library, Clamart, France, 1965

Story time, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, year unknown.

Vintage Libraries

Story time, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, year unknown.

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Main Library Entrance, Branch pages on the front steps of the building, year unknown. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs, Main Library, Library Books, Cincinnati Library, People Reading, Children Reading
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