Molds photographed using a microscope.
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Mold Found in University of Illinois' rare book library

Cleanup could cost up to $800,000.

Currently, 15,000 books have visible mold.

The 300,000-book collection in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library is worth more than a billion dollars. The library shut down begins on February 25th.

The books, shelving, furniture and ventilation system will be cleaned. Reopening is slated for May 5th.

Written By:  staff 
Date Posted: 2008-02-07  

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