CityLab’s visual exploration of how public libraries came to be

CityLab is a website dedicated to the people who are creating the cities of the future—and those who want to live there. Through sharp analysis, original reporting, and visual storytelling, their coverage focuses on the biggest ideas and most pressing issues facing the world’s metro areas and neighborhoods.

Recently, they did a remarkable piece that illustrates the history of public libraries. I have included a few examples of the work here. You can check out the entire piece by following this link.