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This week’s photo was sent in by our contributor from Paris, France, DeeBee. She describes it as, “Bibiliothèque Mazarine the oldest public library in Paris – in the Palais de l’Institut de France – French Academy”.

May is book month on PocketCultures so look out for more books, reading and literacy related posts for the rest of the month.

Montmartre, France
The Bouquinistes
Gustave Eiffel

About the author

Marie lives in Auckland, New Zealand but was born in the United States and is a dual-national. She has lived in five countries altogether but sees New Zealand as her real home base. She loves travel, and living in multi-cultural Auckland is the next best thing to being out there.