Answered By: eBranch - Alachua County Library District Last Updated: Nov 24, 2015 Views: 195
The artwork you're referring to is called Katherine's Tree. The inscription reads "The only true equalizers in the world are Books. The only treasure house open to all comers is a Library. The only wealth which will not decay is Knowledge."
The author of the quotation is J.A. Langord, a librarian.