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Posts Tagged: library

Green Branch Library to Branch Out with Bookmobile

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The Green Branch Library has done amazing work providing books and other materials about social and environmental justice to kids in Oakland.

Now they’re hoping to expand their reach to kids all over the Bay Area with a a bookmobile!

Check out the extraordinarily adorable Claymation video they made for their Indiegogo campaign and make a tax-deductible donation!

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Go to the Library Without Leaving Your House

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New Library in Brooklyn Vaguely Resembles Literary Wet Dream

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Mellow Pages Library, a library and reading room in Brooklyn consisting primarily of publications from small publishing houses, opened its doors earlier this year.

Founded by Matt Nelson and Jacob Perkins, the library prides itself in supporting lesser-known authors and publishing houses, containing publications from Magic Helicopter Press, Factory Hollow Press, Jaded Ibis Press, and Ugly Duckling Presse, among others.

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Remembering Why We Love Libraries

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Libraries have not been getting enough attention, so sometimes it’s beneficial to meditate on the anecdotal secrets and historical utilities that this community institution has provided us with over the years.

From supplying research for revolutionaries to refuge for writers—there seems to be endless reasons for this space to be valued in our community, though unfortunately, this reality doesn’t dictate steady government funding.

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