But how can you protect them from mould, dust and weathering?
At New Acropolis, we try to find natural solutions, studying the plants and their benefits.
For example, dried bay leaves absorb moisture from environments, so they are perfect for absorbing moisture between the pages of books.
The work carried out was not only painting the walls of the library to give new light to the environment, but clean, one by one, the books by inserting leaves of laurel. These old companions of man were cuddled and caressed in the hands of many volunteers who, taking turns, have discovered new titles, which have piqued their interest.