Monthly Archives: April 2014

Center for Jewish History Offers Free “Ask the Experts” and “Behind the Scenes” Programs April 28 and 29 For National Preservation Week

The Center for Jewish History is pleased to announced its participation in the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services‘ Preservation Week from April 27 – May 3, 2014. This year we will be hosting a number of exciting events … Continue reading

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2014 SLA@Pratt Skill Share – Librarians in the 21st Century: Design…

Members in the news: Related articles Join us for SkillShare 2014 (prattsla.wordpress.com) Reel Librarians are at Springer Booth #412 (slablogger.typepad.com) 10 Reasons Why Librarians Are Awesome (buzzfeed.com) SLA@SJU Vists the Bronx Zoo (slaatsju.wordpress.com) Profession: Librarian (wnyc.org)

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The New York Library Club @ FIT –Spring event

contributed by Jen Roth On April 8th the NY Library Club visited the museum and Gladys Marcus Library at the Fashion Institute of Technology. The tour started with a talk by curator Ellen Shanley, who gave us a brief overview … Continue reading

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Annual Friends of the Rare Book Room Lecture: Writing the Body

Annual Friends of the Rare Book Room Lecture: Writing the Body Date: April 23, 2014 Time: 5:30 PM Lecture at 6:00p.m.; light refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Special reception and exhibit for current Friends of the Rare Book Room immediately following … Continue reading

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Bookstores in Seattle Soar, and Embrace an Old Nemesis: Amazon.com – NYTimes.com

Bookstores in Seattle Soar, and Embrace an Old Nemesis: Amazon.com By KIRK JOHNSONAPRIL 11, 2014 Photo Abbie Barronian, left, and Ellie Graves browsed at Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle. The store last year turned its first substantial profit in … Continue reading

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LPC Evaluating Rizzoli Interior | Save Rizzoli

    As recently reported, the Landmarks Preservation Commission is now considering an 11th hour appeal to landmark Rizzoli Bookstore’s historic interior. Although the LPC had previously evaluated the exterior of the building, their evaluation report did not examine the … Continue reading

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Daily What?! The NYPL Has George Washington’s 1757 Recipe for Beer | Untapped Cities

We just came across this find at the New York Public Library Manuscripts and Archives Division. It’s George Washington’s “Recipe for Small Beer” from his 1757 notebook. Read more…   Related articles Mine, mine, mine! Marking Medieval Manuscripts, Then and Now … Continue reading

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