A barren crape myrtle in the foreground, with a magnolia outside the program rooms on the first floor.
Panning right, the back of The Columns, one of the oldest structures in Tallahassee, dating from 1830. Ante-bellum townhouse of wealthy planter Benjamin Chaires, then a bank. It was the first home of this library in the 1950's, then a boarding house, before it was moved a block to its current location, where it houses the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.
I wondered whether these shots would "look" cold. I think they succeed, no?
Panning left, the south wall of the library's east wing, where, on the second floor, non-fiction is located. Taken later, after the sky had cleared.
Now you have looked out my office window!