Happy Birthday, New York Public Library!

Staying gorgeous at 113-years-old today.

Here’s how Virginia’s Times Dispatch reported the opening back in 1911.

Bonus Video: Why Libraries Matter, via The Atlantic.

Images: Get a Library Card! via the NYPL on Pinterest. Select to embiggen.

Update, Age Clarification Edition: While the library opened in 1911, it was years in the making

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