Category Archives: libraries

Calgary Central Library

The hotel we were staying at was right next door to the stunning new (opened November, 2018) Calgary Public Library Central Branch. It is an amazingly beautiful building, with sleek curves softened with the generous use of wood. Although super modern … Continue reading

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IONTW – February 11, 2018

Don’t get me started on how many ways of horrible the “holiday” is, but the card (above) was cute, and Liz Climo has some fun ones you can download. Literary maps! Exhibit at Harvard’s Houghton Library, through April 14, 2018. … Continue reading

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IONTW – January 28, 2018

There’s reusing your teabag, and then there’s reusing your teabag… Neat idea from UPPERCASE to give her trade press books to bookbinders for their interpretations: Feed Sacks, and Stitch•illo – Creative Expressions through Thread and Fiber. Looking through liquid and … Continue reading

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IONTW – January 14, 2018

Spent some time on foot where I’d only ever ridden my bike. The same and yet different. Indeed, the unexpected is sometimes an ordinary thing in a different state or looked at or used in a different way… slurpee waves, … Continue reading

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IONTW – December 31, 2017

Literary Road Trip, anyone? and perhaps hit some libraries – from poetry to puppets! That time of year when many consider doing something new or different in the next year… an interesting juxtaposition of a post on NOT starting anything … Continue reading

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IONTW – December 3, 2017

the sands of seriffe a good thing to keep clear about which is which vegetable and plant embroideries, paper food more paper (although, alas for me, in Albany NY) Strathmore Paper is showing 100 years of sample and sales books. … Continue reading

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Cody Library

The Cody Library was welcoming and inviting on a sunny summer day – I can imagine it would be quite a haven on a wintry one. Assuming you could get there, of course! It’s located on the first floor of … Continue reading

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Special Collections and Archives at Robert E. Kennedy Library

We got to the Cal Poly campus early for our tour at the Shakespeare Press Museum and headed to the library. My mom wanted to get some books, and had the thought I might want to check out some of the … Continue reading

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IONTW – June 11, 2017

It never occurred to me that it’s called the Glory Hole because it’s shaped/looks like a Morning Glory. Thegoogles is making new sounds, too. Who knew? At some point it goes from clutter to a collection. Whatever random thing IT … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 2, 2017

Amazing fun with cut paper! Here’s a local one. And a couple for the plate o’ shrimp file – pencils and death. The pencils are at CW Pencil Enterprise, which Helen Hiebert mentioned in her blog/newsletter and Alisa Golden had … Continue reading

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