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D.C. Public Library Establishes Local Punk Archive

Expect a digitized, interactive archive of D.C. punk sometime next summer. [ more › ]

Celebrating Women of the Post-War Era Through Photographs

The Los Angeles Public Library has been the custodian of the photo collection from the Valley Times newspaper (1946-1970) for over 30 years, since receiving it as part of the donation from the Security Pacific National Bank in 1981.Show More Summary

Celebrating Women of the Post-War Era Through Photographs

The Los Angeles Public Library has been the custodian of the photo collection from the Valley Times newspaper (1946-1970) for over 30 years, since receiving it as part of the donation from the Security Pacific National Bank in 1981.Show More Summary

Celebrating Women of the Post-War Era Through Photographs

The Los Angeles Public Library has been the custodian of the photo collection from the Valley Times newspaper (1946-1970) for over 30 years, since receiving it as part of the donation from the Security Pacific National Bank in 1981.Show More Summary

Celebrating Women of the Post-War Era Through Photographs

The Los Angeles Public Library has been the custodian of the photo collection from the Valley Times newspaper (1946-1970) for over 30 years, since receiving it as part of the donation from the Security Pacific National Bank in 1981.Show More Summary

Four short links: 25 July 2014

What is Public? (Anil Dash) — the most cogent and articulate (and least hyperventilated dramaware) rundown of just what the problem is, that you’re ever likely to find. talon — mailgun’s open sourced library for parsing email signatures. Signals from …

Datebook: Fresh performances, art of the explicit and prison drawings

Performance, performance and more performance: at REDCAT, in Chinatown, at the Downtown Public Library. That's what the weekend is shaping up to be about in big, bad L.A. But there are also interesting group shows around town, one of which may be explict (or not). Plus, an intriguing collection...

Sack Galante next

Melinda Katz, Queens borough president, and Mayor de Blasio have closed the book on the rogue trustees of the Queens Public Library. Good work.

Book Talk: In Bed with Wall Street at New York Public Library, July 31 at 6pm

In late April I had the good fortune to speak to a packed house about my book In Bed with Wall Street at the Boston Public Library, the third largest library — and one of the oldest — in our nation. In early June I was pleased to regale a filled room at the Library […]

Spinsters Abroad

Spinsters Abroad: Victorian Lady Travelers Birkett 1989, this edition 1991 Submitter: I’m at the beginning of a massive weeding project at my public library and found this gem in the early 900s. While the topic is one that is appropriate for our collection, the title and cover are major detractors. In addition, the paperback copy […]

My Sweet Public Library: A Love Letter

Only you have entire Norton's Anthologies clasped to your careworn stacks, right next to the prints available for educational rentals. Why, oh empress of the learned, do they always choose Thomas Kincaides and leave the Klimts untouched? More » My Sweet Public Library: A Love Letter is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Calgary Public Library now supported by Library Extension (Chrome)

Yay, the Chrome Library Extension now supports Calgary Public Library. When you're on Amazon.com (not Amazon.ca though), a small box will appear to the right to tell you whether you could borrow a book you're looking at from CPL, either...

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Jonathan Dushoff sent in this photograph of a sign in the Lukang ( Lùg?ng ??) public library in Taiwan (apologies for the reflection off the surface): Jonathan says, "It's obvious how a computer would make that translation; not clear why a human (at the library!) didn't spot it." The translation software (or somebody) made this […]

How Being a Presumptuous Asshat Can Help Your Writing

© 2014 Boston Public Library, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio A few weeks ago, I was in a pre-boarding airport line in Atlanta, to take a plane bound for Key West. Ahead of me in line was a group of people: two thirtyish men and a fiftyish couple. Show More Summary

Lock Jet Space: Awesome Hexagonal Book Towers Update Boring School Library

Green Dot Public Schools and No Right Brain Left Behind recently launched Locke Jet Space, a transformed public school library at Locke High School in Watts, California. The 3,000 square foot space re-defines the concept of a library for the 21st century,

NYPL to Host a ‘Sesame Street’-Themed Multimedia Exhibit

5 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will host a Sesame Street-themed exhibition called “Somebody Come and Play.” This multimedia exhibit was organized to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the show and celebrate its 45 years of great success. Show More Summary

Plans Filed For New $9 million Capitol View Public Library

Metropolitan Branch included in $275 million Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Building Program.

Not Your Mama’s Drama

Dramatized classics for Radio-style reading Olfson 1964 Submitter: From a public middle school library with a lot of outdated books – especially in poetry and drama. We are in the process of weeding the entire library. Holly: I don’t even have much to say about this other than BORRRRING. As you can see from the contents […]

BCC July Forum: Higgns primary School redevelopment and Dog exercise areas

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 22 July 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] The July 2014 Belconnen Community Council Public Forum will be held at: 7.30pm, Tuesday 22 July 2014 Community Room above the Belconnen Library Chandler Street, Belconnen Representatives from the...Show More Summary

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