Every year on the fourth Wednesday of January, libraries and book lovers across social media put a bookish spin on a selfie by taking photos with bookshelves and using the perfect hashtag—#LibraryShelfie!
To celebrate library shelfies, we’re sharing photos we love from across The New York Public Library and the world! These are only a fraction of all of the great shelfies happening today—you can explore lots of other amazing photos on Instagram and Twitter!
Nanor from Pelham Bay Library gets into the #LibraryShelfie Day spirit.
Crystal of Woodstock Library and A.J. from the Schomburg Center of Research in Black Culture share their #LibraryShelfie
Librarian A.J. at the Schomburg Center
*Note, please ask your librarian before taking an extreme shelfie!*
Collections and Research Services staff join in the fun!
Elisa and Nicole share their shelfie from the Bronx Library Center.
The staff at Mariners Harbor Library are having fun on #LibraryShelfie Day!
Things are getting magical in this shelfie at Hamilton Grange Library.
Even cats think #LibraryShelfie Day is pawesome!
Doug from the Billy Rose Theatre Division admires a set model on display in the shelves.
The Library for the Performing Arts staff from Music and Recorded Sound prove that you can also take a shelfie with a record.
Kingsbridge Library is having shelfie fun!