November 23-24: All libraries will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Guantanamo Bay Library?
Have you ever thought about what the library at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay might look like? I hadn’t until I came across an article in The New York Times Book Review highlighting the collection. A Tumblr site dedicated to the library and its holdings gives an insider’s view of this 18,000-item collection available to detainees. Predictable favorites include Arabic-language fiction and books on religion. Less predictably there are copies of Danielle Steel, Captain America and Harry Potter that have also seen good use.
For more on the library, read the article here.