Libraries and the Future

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Libraries
and the
Future:
It was
never just
about the
books!
A little Library Trivia
1. What library is the World’s Largest Library?
(according to the Guinness Book of World Records)
The Library of Congress which houses 34.5 million books, plus maps, photos,
recording and other special collections on 838 miles of shelving in 3 buildings.
2. Which is greater – the number of
McDonalds or the number of
Public Libraries in the United States?
Libraries – there are 16,604 Public Libraries and library branches in the US and
only 14,000 McDonalds. By the way, it is estimated that there are 122,101
libraries in the US including college, schools, government, etc.
Library Trivia
3. Which of these people did not work in a library?
J Edgar Hoover
Laura Bush
Pope Pius XI
Giacomo Casanova
Benjamin Franklin
I wonder if
overdue fines
are a federal
offense?
Trick question – they all worked in a library
as some point in their lives.
Library Trivia
4. What was the highest price ever paid for a book?
$30.8 Million Dollars
The Codex Leicester is a
collection of largely scientific
writings by Leonardo da
Vinci.
The codex is named after
Thomas Coke, later created
Earl of Leicester,
who purchased it in 1717.
Of Leonardo's 30 scientific
journals, the Codex may be
the most famous of all.
Library Trivia
5. Which of the following actors and/or actresses did
not play a librarian during their career?
Rene Russo
Donna Reed
Noah Wyle
Jo Anne Worley
Katharine Hepburn
Shirley Jones
Library Trivia
5. Which of the following actors and/or actresses did
not play a librarian during their career?
Rene Russo
Donna Reed
Noah Wyle
Jo Anne Worley
Katharine Hepburn
Shirley Jones
My Library Science Graduating Class
The Original Tablet
1970’s
1990’s
1980’s
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cwsrgMOcLA&feature=plcp
1 in 3 people in the US do not
have internet access in their
home.
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Andrea Berstler
Director
Wicomico Public Library
[email protected]
Wicomico Public Library / Pittsville Branch
Centre Branch / Bivalve Station /
Bookmobile
Supporting Education,
Enriching Lives,
Building Community
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