Before teh Googles


#1

Apparently this is from the Cincinnati main library 1874


#2

Well, all of that is in my shirt pocket on a little device - but I use it to take pics of my cat and argue with strangers

And OSHA would not approve of those flimsy railings


#3

#4

But you had to have a brain to use a library. It was a place of peace and quiet and knowledge.

Now all that also brings the biggest fucking idiots and assholes into your world.

Most assholes avoid(ed) libraries. There’s that.


#5

Lie-berrys is soshilist!


#6

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Royal Portuguese library in Rio