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The greening of public libraries

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THE NATIONAL Library Building of Singapore, features sunshading devices that are said to be the widest in the world, reaching up to 1.80 meters in width. They are made of a light metallic material similar to the wings of aircraft.www.flickr.com

Public libraries have come a long way since the early days when it was simply a place for borrowing books closely monitored by a librarian whose only task it seemed was to point to a sign that said “Please maintain silence.”

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

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