Monthly Archives: July 2015

Leipzig University Library

Leipzig University Library (German: Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig), known also as Bibliotheca Albertina, is the central library of the University of Leipzig. It is one of the oldest German university libraries. It was founded in 1542.   The library houses over 5 million … Continue reading

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Woolly Rhinoceros

The woolly rhinoceros (Coelodonta antiquitatis) is an extinct species of rhinoceros that was common in Europe and northern Asia during the Pleistocene epoch and survived until the last glacial period.  The genus name Coelodonta means “cavity tooth”. The woolly rhinoceros was a member of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis

Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Argentina), Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church and Sovereign of the Vatican City. * These bookmarks are a gift that my friend Paola brought me from her trip to Europe. Thanks Paola!

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Lion’s Tail Bookmark

Bookmark in the form of a lion’s tail which comes from Belgium. It goes well with my book ‘Library Lion ‘ – as shown in the next picture: Book Authors: Michelle Knudsen (text) and Kevin Hawkes (Illustrations)

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Biblioteca Nacional de Chile / National Library of Chile

The Biblioteca Nacional de Chile is the national library of Chile. It is located in Santiago, in a building completed in 1925, though its history reaches to the early nineteenth century before it was relocated to its current home. Since … Continue reading

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Bookmarks Competition – Grado/Grau Public Library

Since 2002 the Public Library Grado / Grau (Asturias / Spain) annually been calling your bookmarks competition, that is linked to the program “Library without Borders”, a project that gives cohesion to all activities organized by the library.  Each year, … Continue reading

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Petrus Alamire

Petrus Alamire (probable birth name Peter van den Hove; 1470 – 26 June 1536) was a German-Dutch music copyist, composer, instrumentalist, mining engineer, merchant, diplomat and spy of the Renaissance. He was one of the most skilled music scribes of … Continue reading

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