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nypl:

There is untold wealth in library collections, and, like every good librarian, NYPL’s own Jessica Pigza loves to share. In her book BiblioCraft, Jessica hones her literary hunting-and-gathering skills to help creatives of all types, from DIY hobbyists to fine artists, develop projects based on library resources. Check it out yourself at one of NYPL’s branches!

We love this book!  It’s been an inspiration for our monthly Crafternoons!

Can’t wait to get a copy of this! 

mhc-asc:

nypl:

There is untold wealth in library collections, and, like every good librarian, NYPL’s own Jessica Pigza loves to share. In her book BiblioCraft, Jessica hones her literary hunting-and-gathering skills to help creatives of all types, from DIY hobbyists to fine artists, develop projects based on library resources. Check it out yourself at one of NYPL’s branches!

We love this book!  It’s been an inspiration for our monthly Crafternoons!

Can’t wait to get a copy of this! 

humansofnewyork:

"I’m studying to be a librarian."
"What’s the sexiest part about being a librarian?"
"I’d say the width of our knowledge. The rest of academia seems to have a rather specific focal point, whereas librarians need to know enough to serve as a guide for researchers of every discipline."

A+ response to a tired question.

humansofnewyork:

"I’m studying to be a librarian."

"What’s the sexiest part about being a librarian?"

"I’d say the width of our knowledge. The rest of academia seems to have a rather specific focal point, whereas librarians need to know enough to serve as a guide for researchers of every discipline."

A+ response to a tired question.

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livelymorgue:

May 24, 1960: Sam Falk of The New York Times sought the perfect shot of an aquarium shark in a year when a Jersey Shore shark attack frightened the Metro area. The Times sought to set the record straight on Aug. 28: “Scientists point out there is less chance of a swimmer being attacked by a shark than struck by lightning.” And experts surmised that “there is no real increase, but merely more swimmers and sun bathers to report sighting of sharks” as well as “other large fish, which are often mistaken for sharks.” Photo: Sam Falk/The New York Times