World’s Oldest Continuously Operating Library Begins a New Chapter

Established in 859 CE, Morocco’s al-Qarawiyyin Library will soon reopen to the public with architectural details for the 21st century.   Home to stacks of ancient Islamic manuscripts and intricately decorated reading rooms, the world’s oldest continuously operating library will soon reopen — and, for the first time since its founding in 859 CE, to the public.…Read more World’s Oldest Continuously Operating Library Begins a New Chapter