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Mr Monkey visits the John Rylands Library, 18th April

"We should have brought a telescope to see the bits at the top"

Mr Monkey looking at the bookworm outside the Library Mr Monkey looking at Totem in the atrium

Just outside the Library Mr Monkey stopped to examine a bush that was pretending to be a bookworm, then went through the new entrance. He waited patiently while his humans hired audio guides, then went through into the atrium which connects the old and new parts of the Library. He immediately noticed Totem, a glass sculpture by Derek Hunt that draws on items from the Library's collection to "embody the spirit of the John Rylands Library".

You can read about Derek Hunt at the Derek Hunt - Architectural Glass Artist website.

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