Neatorama Posts Tagged "library"
Owl Given Library Card

(Photo: University of Bath)Yoda is an owl with a j...  ...is an owl with a job. A handler brings him to the library of the University of Bath to drive off seagulls t...  ...pt these troublemakers from nesting there, so the library administration recognized his work by granting hi...  ...n recognized his work by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/02/Owl-Given-Library-Card/
Sculptures of Kids Made of Books Advocate for Libraries...

One of the posters in the series says, "We Are Made of Our Childhood Books." The earliest books that we encounter can shape our lives. To advocate for the importance of school libraries in Japan, Miharu Mitsunaga of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/20/Sculptures-of-Kids-Made-of-Books-Advocate-for-Libraries/
After Being Rejected 73 Years Ago, 92-Year Old Black Woman Finally Gets Her Library Card

(Photo: Tribune News Service)In the Jim Crow era,...  ...nced this herself in 1942. She went to the public library of Raleigh, North Carolina to check out a particu...  ...orth Carolina to check out a particular book. The library staff refused to issue her a library card becaus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/08/After-Being-Rejected-73-Years-Ago-92-Year-Old-Black-Woman-Finally-Gets-Her-Library-Card/
When America’s Librarians Went to War...

(Photo: University of Illinois Archives)In 1917, t...  ...he effort, including the librarians. The American Library Association (ALA) formed the Library War Service to establish more than 30 camp librar...  .... The ALA reports that between 1917 and 1920, its Library War Servic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/When-Americas-Librarians-Went-to-War/
A Library That Plummets into an Abyss

(Photos: Claire Voon/Hyperallergic)Sculptor Susann...  ...her work When My Father Died It Was Like a Whole Library Had Burned Down.The knowledge, experiences, and m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/05/A-Library-That-Plummets-into-an-Abyss/
3 Librarians on Star Trek...

What's all this doomsaying about libraries becomin...  ...bout to go nova. They discover that they are in a library . Despite the desperate circumstances, the librari...  ...All librarians are a bit shaky when fresh out of library school. And we don't see much of her at work at M...  ...e, ending the Zetar threa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/04/3-Librarians-on-Star-Trek/
This Public Library Has an Indoor BeeHive

(Photo: sauer_kussen)Redditor sauer_kussen brought...  ...One of the branches of the Medina County District Library (I think the main library ) in Ohio has a real, active beehive inside the ch...  ...hildren’s department. It’s called the Library Observation Hive. A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/03/This-Public-Library-Has-an-Indoor-Beehive/
Want: A Cat Library

Redditor Loocylooo works for a county government i...  ...in the front lobby of her office building: a cat library . Employees who work in the building can check out...  ...t! And regular libraries could do this, too! Most library management systems have reserve modules, so it's...  ...eserves collection, then m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/30/Want-A-Cat-Library/
Librarians Versus the NSA...

The American Library Association listed privacy as one of its core val...  ...government sleuths and privacy advocates at your library has ramped up exponentially in the 21st century.U...  ....Under the Patriot Act, the government can demand library records via a secret court or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/11/Librarians-Versus-the-NSA/
The Strangest Libraries in the World...

(Photo: BC Architects)Improbable Libraries is a ne...  ...hat shows photos of the oddest and most inventive library designs in the world today. They include camel-mo...  ...bubble-like reading pods. I especially like this library in Muyinga, Burundi. BC Architects designed it to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/05/The-Strangest-Libraries-in-the-World/




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