THE NCS REUBENS kick off this morning in Washington with an event that, in contrast to most of the industry-group’s weekend lineup, will be open to the public.Today at 11 a.m. in the Madison Building (Montpelier Room), the Library of...Show More Summary
The building dates back to medieval times when it functioned as a fortified structure. As part of a restoration project the old stone structure was restored and renovated in order to accommodate public and commercial functions and become part of public
Police say missing artworks from Boston Public Library may have been an inside job.
The New York Public Library’s massive collection of historical city photography has been mapped: This site provides an alternative way of browsing the NYPL’s incredible Photographic Views of New York City, 1870s-1970s collection. Its goal is to help you discover the history behind the places you see every day. And, if you’re lucky, maybe you’ll […]
Last night Matthew Weiner discussed Mad Men with writer A.M. Homes at the New York Public Library. The 90-minute talk included Weiner's explanation of the entire series, as well as the finale. Weiner claimed this was the only talk he'd do after the finale: "I’m doing one talk. Show More Summary
OldNYC offers a map view of old photos of New York City, drawn from the collection at the New York Public Library. This is fantastic, like a historical Google Street View. For instance, there used to be a huge theater on the corner of...Show More Summary
The visionary showrunner spoke about his idea for the finale in a talk at the New York Public Library
Joint-use libraries, especially partnerships between public libraries and colleges, are rare but not unheard of. In an era of belt-tightening, pooling resources with a partner that shares many of your institution’s goals can be a tempting proposition for schools and cities alike. Show More Summary
This post contains spoilers of the final episodes of Mad Men. Your eyes shouldn’t cross this line.Matthew Weiner did a very poor job of consoling the crowd during his LIVE From the New York Public Library talk with author A.M. Homes Wednesday night. Weiner was pretty matter-of-fact about Betty’s death,... More »
Novelist A.M Holmes discussed the series ending with the creator at the New York Public Library.
Earlier this year I recommended the “God Save the People” exhibit at the Massachusetts Historical Society. This month the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, just a few blocks away on Boyltston Street, opened a new exhibit called “We Are One.” It’s also very good. Show More Summary
Mr. Weiner, the creator of “Mad Men,” discussed the show’s ambiguous finale in a talk at the New York Public Library.
Mr. Weiner, the creator of "Mad Men," discussed the show's ambiguous finale in a talk at the New York Public Library.
In late April, the Boston Public Library discovered two works of art had gone missing from their collection: an etching by Rembrandt and an engraving by Albrecht Durer. Together, the pieces are valued at around $625,000, with the Durer...Show More Summary
Two pieces of art worth over $600,000 are presumed to have been stolen from the collection of the Boston Public Library. The pieces are Dürer’s Adam and Eve (1504) and Rembrandt’s Self Portrait With Plumed Cap and Lowered Sabre (1634).The works were discovered to be missing on April 8, and... More »
From the Gainesville Times: In some ways, the Hall County Library System is a microcosm of how budget cuts impacted public services during the economic recession. [Clip] And a double whammy of cuts from the local and state level “made it really difficult” for the library system in recent years, said Hall County Commission Chairman […]
While in town shooting scenes for their upcoming "Michelle Darnell" flick, Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Bell enjoyed a few cocktails in the Library Bar at Public Hotel. The post Star sightings: Melissa McCarthy, Andy Cohen, Gloria Estefan appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.
After years of planning, the Toronto Public Library's 100th branch opens on May 20. Many things strike you at once when you approach the new Scarborough Civic Centre library branch: the angles and curves designed to complement thoseShow More Summary
Über design couple Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent recently shared that they have become proud parents, welcoming a daughter, Poppy, into their lives on March 23. The couple married last May at the New York Public Library. People reports: “I’ve...
Design challenges from the Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library, the Kingston Public Library, The Newburgh Free Library, The Springfield City Library, and Towson University.