Here are a few blogs I read that had articles about libraries and their history:
Two Nerdy History Girls - About Gothic library in the 1813 http://
twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot. com/2016/07/gothic-library- for-july-1813.html
This unusual blog looks at books and clothing. I know, it is a strange combination.
Library checkout cards http://upfront.ngsgenealogy.
While the National Genealogical Society is featured heavily in my Genealogy & Local History course, the librarians and historians to look at their own collection. This is a cute post the traces the history of different types of library cards found in pockets of library books.
Interiors of 19th Century Libraries - Atlas Obscura http://www.
atlasobscura.com/articles/the- hushed-interiors-of-19th- century-libraries
You'll just ooh and ahh over the photos and wonder where all the beautiful libraries have gone. To me, these rooms are the epitome of libraries and cultural institutions, just what I think of when I think library. Today, libraries are more stark, full of glass, metal, and windows with barer walls and lots of tables and chairs. I miss the books.
Cambridge Univ Libraries 600th anniversary http://www.lib.
What a magnificent collection.