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Book Lovers Record Traces of 19th-Century Readers – Wired Campus – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

A lament for a dead child, written by her mother in pencil on the endpaper of an 1843 copy of The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans. A sewing needle, thread still attached, inserted in the back of an 1860 … Continue reading

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Secret Libraries of New York City | Atlas Obscura

Lantern slide of the New York Public Library (via NYPL) As the debate continues over the renovation of the main branch of the New York Public Library — a design by Norman Foster that would radically overhaul the stacks and other features … Continue reading

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METRO Member Spotlight: Washington Heights Library – 04-30-2014 : METRO in New York, NY US METRO

METRO Member Spotlight: Washington Heights Library The Washington Heights Library held festivities in early March to celebrate the library’s re-opening after a four year renovation process. Community leaders and residents joined library staff for a daylong program, replete with a … Continue reading

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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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