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Download 300+ Art Books From Getty Museum: Today In Books

Download 300+ Art Books From Getty Museum

Libraries’ digital catalogs have quickly become one of my favorite things about the internet: The Getty Museum’s Virtual Library has over 300 art books free for download and cleared of copyright issues. “The initiative is a way to keep compelling and historically important books available even if they have, literally, gone out of print.”

Let’s Play A Game

A board game that is! Or card game. Maybe a puzzle? Prospect Heights and Crown Heights branches of the Brooklyn Public Library will begin lending games out to members, who can check out the games for home play for up to three weeks. Fun!

Latin American and Caribbean Presidential Library Center

Broward County, Florida is looking to house a Presidential Library that would contain memorabilia and papers from dozens of Latin America and Caribbean presidents and prime ministers. But first the money. Broward Mayor Dale Holness is looking at Broward taxpayers first for $2 million to get the project started. “Nineteen former presidents or prime ministers from the region have pledged to support the center and to participate in future programs held there.”