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Waskom, Texas: Big Books, Apple, Ruler. Pencil

Created by artist Chris Opp in 2018 as a way to draw attention to the town library, whose entrance is on the back side of the building. The books are 22 feet tall.

Waskom Public Library

Address:
100 Texas Ave., Waskom, TX
Directions:
Downtown, on the north side of US-60/W. Texas Ave., just west of its intersection with N. Lake St.
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Library facade.

Waskom Public Library

Face of the local library with books, ruler, pencil, and an apple.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 03/31/2019]

Artist Chris Opp created the oversized facade in 2018 to draw attention to the library, whose entrance on the back side of its building was often overlooked. The books are 22 feet tall. People at first thought the rooftop apple was a tomato, so Opp impaled it with a big pencil.


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