Culture Season @LibraryofBham

Frontiers Festival Automatic Writing imageAfter a hugely successful launch and Discovery Season, Library of Birmingham announce the Culture Season, comprising of a brand new exhibition and programme of events for 2014. Continue reading

THE LIBRARY OF LOST BOOKS

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAUntil 24 November
Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square

The day the bookcases of the old Birmingham Central library were emptied was judgement day for hundreds of books. Only the pretty, well maintained and neat books were to be taken forward to their new destination; the polished, glossy shelves of the magnificent new library. However, as the library emptied it became a dusty graveyard to the skeletons of damaged and unwanted books, now too frail to perform their literary duties.  Continue reading