The book The Public Library: A Photographic Essay was published in April, 2014 by Princeton Architectural Press. ISBN ISBN There are over 17, 000 public libraries in this country.
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Learn more Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. This book is a photographic survey of public libraries throughout the United States. There are almost 17, 000 public libraries in this country. Since I began the project in 1994 I have photographed hundreds of libraries in fortyeight states. Robert Dawson's lovingly and painstakingly produced photographic survey of a disappearing but tenaciously surviving public resource the local public library is a testament to its enduring value as a cultural resource, as an openaccess storehouse of human knowledge and wisdom, and as a bastion of democracy.
The Public Library is a beautiful book intended for prominent display, but it is also a work of public service: at the risk of proselytizing, libraries are the most truly democratic, efficiently run public entities we have, and theyre uniquely qualified to tailor their services to their own communities needs and honor their histories.
Mr. The Public Library presents a wide selection of Dawson's photographs from the majestic reading room at the New York Public Library to Allensworth, California's oneroom Tulare County Free Library built by former slaves. Accompanying Dawson's revealing photographs are essays, letters, and poetry by some of America's most The Public Library: A Photographic Essay by Robert Dawson A gorgeous visual celebration of America's public libraries including 150 photos, plus essays by Bill Moyers, Ann Patchett, Anne Lamott, Amy Tan, Barbara Kingsolver, and many more.
The Public Library presents a wide selection of Dawson's photographs from the majestic reading room at the New York Public Library to Allensworth, California's oneroom Tulare County Free Library built by former slaves.