A TALE OF LIBRARIES, REIMAGINED

2018 Fall | In Depth | October 2, 2018
Story by Michelle Woodard | Photos by George Webber
Once upon a time, there was a vast land at the edge of a mountain range stretching out toward the sunrise. It was filled with people who had many burning questions. What’s the longest river in the world? How can I build a rocket? What is my cat thinking? Who won last night’s hockey game? For answers, they went to special, silent buildings with magical people behind big desks who knew exactly where to look among their stacks and stacks of books, magazines and newspapers. One day, an enchanting stranger appeared, promising more answers faster than anyone could ever imagine. But the stranger grew into a giant and it seemed those magical people inside those special buildings might no longer be needed ...


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