When you come to campus day in and day out for decades it’s easy to fall into thinking that nothing really changes much. But while it’s true that things change slowly at universities, the physical plant sometimes changes abruptly although at wide intervals. Hence, despite my belief that I’ve been walking into the same library for nearly thirty years I haven’t been.
The middle one is what it looked like when I got here, the last one what I see when I come in today:
More about those tables tomorrow.
Bonus: But the back stairs are always the same.