Posted on 01/11/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The news out of Moscow isn’t all political or controversial, we learned yesterday.

Soviet-era libraries are being reborn as community spaces, rather than just repositories of books, says NPR’s Lucian Kim.

Of course, they still provide a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle outside, and much of their events still center on literature.

Read more about the library revival on NPR’s website or listen to the All Things Considered story below.  

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Libraries, NPR

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