For lovers of books and personal private libraries of books that are shared publicly with other lovers of books.
Apicius is a collection of Roman cookery recipes, usually thought to have been compiled in the 1st century AD
..Recent addition to our private library. Google Books says: "A facsimile of a late-eighteenth century Japanese masterpiece features exquisite reproductions of Utamaro's prints, accompanied by witty verse in a stunning visual ensemble" We like the addition. Thank you!
..."This traditional man's library is filled with rich leather and wood furniture. The antique map ceiling draws the eye upward, while the red Venetian plaster walls add texture. Soft lighting leaves a calm feeling in the room, and the floor-to-ceiling draperies and area rug tie all the colors of the room together." - credits to designer Jennifer Duneier
While Buenos Aires is primarily known for Maradona, the tango, and some of the tastiest steak in the world, for me it will always be the city of books. The booming literary scene from which giants like Borges and Cortázar hailed still endures today. Buenos Aires is the leading city of bookstores pe...
A private library is a library under the care of private ownership, as compared to that of a public institution, and is usually only established for the use of a small number of people, or even a single person. As with public libraries, some people use bookplates – stamps, stickers or embossing .....
Books are our never failing friends. Our worldly friends desert us but they never desert us. They are our best friends, philosophers and guides. Friends
.."Public libraries are a relatively new phenomenon. Before the 1880s, when Andrew Carnegie started funding the more than 1,600 library buildings that bear his name, most libraries in America were subscription-based, with members funding and shaping the collections. As free public libraries sprouted up across the United States, membership libraries mostly died off, but 19 non-profit membership libraries still exist, and are reinventing themselves as cultural centers " See here
Sheet1 City,State,Year est.,Cost The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library,La Jolla,CA,1899,$40 The Athenaeum of Philadelphia,Philadelphia,PA,1814,$200 The Boston Athenaeum
...adding this book to my small private library. The California Padres and Their Missions circa 1915. The author is Charles Saunders one of my favorite historical authors.
[05/23/18] I have been a little busy with work and away with the flu from January to March and back. Thanks for your patience.
Wonderful trip to Argentina. Returning soon.
Beautiful libraries in Buenos Aires off more than just books. Read Culture Trip's guide to the must-visit literary hotspots in the Argentine capital.
We rounded up the most spectacular private libraries. Take a look.
Library of the Day: The San Francisco Mechanics' Institute Library and Chess Room is a historic membership library, cultural event center, and chess club in the Financial District of San Francisco, in the U.S. state of California at 57 Post Street. Founded in 1854 to serve the vocational needs of out-of-work gold miners, the institute today serves readers, writers, downtown employees, students, film lovers, chess players, and others.
Independent Private Library Association
Independent Private Library Association's cover photo
Advocates of the family library. For lovers of books and personal private libraries of books that are shared publicly with other lovers of books.
10,000 hours of audio and video recordings & documents from social justice movements from the 1960s to the present.
The Global Child gives a voice to vulnerable children
Official page for the World Hung Fa Yi Wing Chun Kung Fu Association (WHFYWCKFA).
A doorway to the San Francisco innovative ecosystem and the world.
Immersive entrepreneurship bootcamp where young talents from all around the world live in the same house and intern in startups www.startupdreamteam.com
Bumblebee Academy is a pre-k child development center serving children ages 2.3 - 5 years old in the Sunset District of San Francisco.
Hatha Flow Yoga classes out by Ocean Beach in the Sunset District of San Francisco. Challenging, relaxing, inclusive and affordable to all. Namaste!
It's Time to Wake up & Remember Who we are, What we are, and Why we're here
Paul Myers Pictures is a Kauai, Hawaii documentary photographer specializing in weddings, portraiture and photo workshops.
Rigpa San Francisco is a Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center offering meditation sessions and introductory courses based on the teachings of Sogyal Rinpoche. Visit http://rigpabayarea.org for information.