The Boston Public Library is home to over 3.7 million items in circulation, making it the third largest library in the country, only behind the Library of Congress and New York Public Library. Despite being rich in resources, most people know of the library from its Harry Potter-like study rooms and museum quality frescoes. The relatively dim lighting and the reflective hardwood and marble create a harsh aesthetic for most any photo taken inside. The result is an almost Polaroid quality image. No matter the medium, it is easy to admire this cherished part of New England history!
Photos by Daniel Van Auken