Libraries of New Britannia

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    I am compiling a list of public libraries for the Scholar's new website.

    If you are planning to build a public library please let us know about it. I know there will be a lot of them out there.

    I will also maintain a list here in the forum. Please include the library's name, town and anything else you'd like to add.
     
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    List of known public libraries.

    Library of Courage - Caer Dracwych (under construction). - Our library will specialize in books related to Courage and knightly virtues. Hosted by the Scholar's of Novia and the Knights of New Britannia.

    Tower of Knowledge - unknown - I'll be using my Village lot to create a library, however I do not yet know where it will be located. I will also be placing book presses within. My goal is to have the bottom floor contain at least one of every NPC book, and the second floor and up to house player-created books; I'm mostly considering books being available for reading, not for sale. Curated by the Scholars of Novia.

    The Lux Library, located in Lux Sanctuary.
    Both a Public Library in conjunction with the Thermae but also a publishing house with several printing presses.
    The most widespread publication is of course The Rifthiker's Guide with the answer in 6 volumes of 7 chapters each.

    Berek's Bindings - Location TBA

    Owls' Abbey library - Owls' Abbey at Owl's Rest, maintained by Arcanum Nostrum

    The Great Library of Neath

    "The Great Library"
    beneath the Tower of High Sorcery that is in Rift's End sitting atop of Tower Hill.

    Jaanaford Library, located in Jaanaford near the entrance

    Library in Drachental. We already started collecting Books, but still have lots to do. We also havent got a Name for the Library yet. Our Goal is also to have all NPC Books displayed but most of the Player written books as well.

    Royal Library of New Britannia.
    Mission: My intention is for the Royal Library of New Britannia to of course stock all NPC books, all Player written books that I can acquire, and then we will provide free copies of the books for anyone that stops.

    Will have branch libraries in other towns.

    Bibliotheca
    in Breaker's Landing just one bridge west of Britanny Fields. Currently under construction. Specializing in children's books, adventurer and craftman's guides and more esotoric lore on the top floor :) We'll also carry fiction.

    Big Bear Grand Library
    Here, you can read about the history of the land and countless stories, play some chess or checkers, play on the teletypes, or just relax in comfy study nooks. The helpful librarian will fulfill your request, or have a friendly chat in a low voice, of course." - emusican
     
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    Tower of Knowledge - unknown - I'll be using my Village lot to create a library, however I do not yet know where it will be located. I will also be placing book presses within. My goal is to have the bottom floor contain at least one of every NPC book, and the second floor and up to house player-created books; I'm mostly considering books being available for reading, not for sale. Curated by the Scholars of Novia.
     
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    Love that old Ultima I reference. :)

    @Berek on retrospect, perhaps this thread is best served in the Scholar's or Library sections? If you or a mod wouldn't mind moving it? Thanks.
     
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    Sounds reasonable, we'll find a place!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    @Bowen Bloodgood

    The Lux Library, located in Lux Sanctuary.
    Both a Public Library in conjunction with the Thermae but also a publishing house with several printing presses.
    The most widespread publication is of course The Rifthiker's Guide with the answer in 6 volumes of 7 chapters each.
     
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    I plan to put up a library at some point btw :). "Berek's Bindings" - has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?
     
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    @Bowen Bloodgood,

    I'll have a library, but it won't be ready in game for a while.

    It'll be in Owls' Abbey at Owl's Rest, maintained by Arcanum Nostrum, the guild which will own the building. I guess it would just be called the Owls' Abbey library.
     
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    The Caverns will have a library in Neath... called "The Great Library of Neath". High aspirations!
     
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    "The Great Library" in the Halls of Learning beneath the sanctioned Tower of High Sorcery of Rift's End on Tower Hill has begun to populate with books. I am in the process to aquire more bookcases, reading tables and chairs. There will not be multiples of any book in the Great Library so each and every book will be unique!

    UPDATED information and description 24Jan17.
     
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    Thanks everyone I'll update the list when I get home from work. :)

    That's probably true of most. :) I will try to keep tabs also on each libraries progress so we can announce when they open.
     
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    I'm working on the Jaanaford Library, located in Jaanaford near the entrance. When done, I hope to have player written books plus all of the books in the game.

    Edit: Just invested 9000 gold on Wombys limited edition books (set of 6).

    Edit2: Also a complete map collection, pending completion of all maps.
     
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    Do you have a location for said library, and what type of books will it have?

    Also, when in the world are we getting some premium book bindings for player made books in the add-on store? That seems like something you guys could do yesterday.

    I need some nice black leather with skulls on the front of them...oh look, there's a picture of it already and everything!

    [​IMG]
     
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    How do we write books?
     
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    yay list updated..
     
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    You can either type directly into a blank book.. or you can import a simple text file into a blank book.
     
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    Can we write in runic?
     
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    Yes. There is an option to choose either English or Runic.
     
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    Yup you have the option to have it in runic.
     
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