Tuesday, June 12, 2012

There's beauty in them thar old library circulation cards

Few words needed today.1 Just enjoy the beauty of some ephemera at its purest -- a pair of old library circulation cards.

1. Oh, OK. If you must have words, here are a couple of neat websites that feature slices of library circulation card history:


  1. WHOA. I have never seen a circ card that old - what a find! :D

  2. Joan of Arc was checked out 12 times in nearly 32 years for an average of once every 2.67 years. Wonder how that compares to other books on library shelves then and now?