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There's a zine fest happening June 16th - September 13 at the Miami Dade Public Library and the opening from 7:00-8:30 on June 16th is promising special performances, a 14-foot inflatable moon, and lots and lots of zines!

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Are you a fan of My So-Called Life? Take a look at the Rayanne Project! It contains essays and ongoing dialogue about female adolescence and identities with analysis and focus placed on the "bad girl" from the show.

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Spring 2011 library school intern Lauren Orso's cat Frances Butterbean shares her human's affection for zines.

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Marissa Falco, one of the biggest donors to our zine library, has been interviewed by Craft Land for her crafty creations!

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Check out these zines! They provide a unique and interesting look at the prison system in America.

Using Media to Connect People Inside and Out,

One Woman's Struggle,

My Sister's Keeper : A Book for Women Returning Home from Prison or Jail,

Women in Prison: How We Are, and

Tenacious: Art and Writing from Women in Prison.

 

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The Center for Cartoon Studies' Schulz Library is pleased to announce a call for applications for an MLIS-candidate paid internship for the summer of 2011.

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The Barnard Library Zine Collection will have a table. 

May 28, 3-7pm. Rain date: June 4

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The Cyberpunk Apocalypse Visiting Writer Program is a one-month residency at the Cyberpunk Apocalypse writers house in Pittsburgh. The writers will be given a small bedroom at no cost and access to the same communal kitchen, bathroom, living space, etc. that is used by the long-term residents (again at no cost). Visiting writers will, however, be expected to take responsibility for acquiring and preparing their own meals. Applicants should also realize that they will be living communally with the long-term residents of the house and in an urban environment (i.e. not a cabin retreat).

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We've got some interesting zines coming in!

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Brooklyn College Library seeks its first Zine Intern!

The Brooklyn College Library is looking for a motivated library school student with an interest in small and self-published magazines, underground publications, alternative materials, or print culture to help organize and promote our new zine collection. The Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection is focused geographically on work that is being produced within the borough of Brooklyn, and our first intern will help shape what is to come with this inaugural collection for CUNY. This internship could encompass duties related to the collection, organization, and processing of items in the collection, as well as the study and promotion of zines and independent media. According to the interests of the intern, they also might work on special projects related to the collection, and/or gain experience with the wider functions of the Brooklyn College Library, especially within the Information Services Department.

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