Answered By: eBranch - Alachua County Library District Last Updated: Nov 24, 2015 Views: 59
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.