Posted by: bluesyemre | October 18, 2017

The Library of Birmingham @LibraryofBham (Photos and videos by Emine Ercan)

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The Library of Birmingham provides a showcase for the city’s internationally important collections of archives, photography and rare books. Facilities include a state-of-the-art gallery space opening up public access to the collections. It is also home to the BFI Mediatheque, providing free access to the National Film Archive. Other facilities include a flexible studio theatre, an outdoor amphitheatre and other informal performance spaces and dedicated spaces for children and teenagers. By harnessing new technology, everyone from Birmingham to Beijing, Bangalore and beyond can access the Library of Birmingham’s world-class resources. The Library received nearly 2 million visits in 2015 was the most visited tourist attraction outside of London. Based on figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions.
Described by its architect Francine Houben as a ‘people’s palace’, the Library of Birmingham is highly accessible and family-friendly. It delivers excellent services through collaboration between the library, The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, partners and communities. It provides a dynamic mix of events, activities and performance together with outstanding resources, exhibitions and access to expert help for learning, information and culture. As a centre of excellence for literacy, research, study, skills development, entrepreneurship, creative expression, health information and much more, the Library of Birmingham can change people’s lives.

http://www.libraryofbirmingham.com/

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  1. I visited a couple of years ago, such a cool building!

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