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“Dinosaurs Didn’t Read, Now They Are Extinct” isn’t a sign you normally see around town, but when spotted outside of a library, you may look twice. Speaking of libraries, did you know that the first libraries consisted of archives of the earliest form of writing – the clay tablets in cuneiform script discovered in Sumer, some dating back to 2600 BC? Private or personal libraries made up of written books appeared in classical Greece in the 5th century BC. In the 6th century, at the very close of the Classical period, the great libraries of the Mediterranean world remained those of Constantinople and Alexandria. Continue reading for more strange things spotted at libraries. Click here for a few bonus images.