An interesting byproduct of the Occupy Wall Street movement cropped up shortly after the start of the protest on September 17th. Starting as a pile in a cardboard box, a collection of books has grown into a full-fledged library for the OWS population, complete with a reading room and online catalog provided by Library Thing. An article in the American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, details this development and explains some of the changes facing the library. “OWSL also has issues of space and access, growth being among its biggest concerns,” as book donations from individuals, publishers, and booksellers are constantly flowing in. You can read the full article here: