Some Changes for the Library

by in View All Posts, October 20th, 2008

This is a small corner of our library, admirably manned by research librarian Jonathan “Jon the Plumber Librarian” Milder:

No, none of those people are Jonathan.

The following, however, is a library in La Gloria, Colombia, where librarian Luis Soriano and his two donkeys Alfa and Beto bring via “biblioburro” a rotating selection of 4800 books to about 300 people in a remote corner of the country.

Photo: Scott Dalton for the New York Times

Photo: Scott Dalton for the New York Times

We think our library could only benefit from a couple helper burros. We just don’t know where we’d keep them at night. What do you think?

Rupa Bhattacharya, Culinary Writer

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