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Library Gems 1

February 11th, 2013 No Comments

Here are a couple of gems from the bookleteer library : Grand River Stories by Alice Angus – a record of Alice’s Grand River Stories project for Render exploring the Grand River in Canada in 2008. An A-Z of The Ting : Theatre of Mistakes – A by Marie-Anne Mancio – the first part of […]

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The Portable Reading Room

September 14th, 2011 1 Comment

Featured in the upcoming London Art Book Fair 2011, held at the Whitechapel Gallery, is The Portable Reading Room. Brainchild of Wild Pansy Press, this flat-pack pop-up booth acts as a gallery, bookshop, social space and studio, and will be debuted from the 23rd  to the 25th of September. It’s an intriguing idea – a […]

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Book-Making Workshop at New Cross People’s Library – 10th September

September 7th, 2011 No Comments

This Saturday, the 10th of September, we’ll be running a book-making workshop at the New Cross People’s Library, now reopened after its closure by the council in May, and currently staffed by local volunteers, aided by Bold Vision. We’re asking participants to bring lists and photos of their favourite books, to create a set of […]

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Library in a Box

September 10th, 2010 No Comments

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a couple of posts about libraries, librarians and what services and characteristics they might provide in the future based on the talks and discussion at Be2camp Brum 2010. To my mind,  a  library’s primary function is to lend books to people and this service of sharing books in […]

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