Vatican Library Reopens Today

Climate control, computer chips, and closed-circuit cameras: The Vatican Apostolic Library reopened today after a three-year renovation. Before (pictured here the Sistine Hall, courtesy of Wikipedia), and After -- click to see a slideshow of some breathtaking photos of the library's interiors and treasures, though the captions are terrible ("Old Books are displayed in the reading room," yes but what is it?!).