zine libraries

Barnard Library, 1st floor 11am-5pm. Snacks & supplies provided.

All are welcome!

In cahoots with the POC Zine Project and Booklyn Artists Alliance.

I've been adding zines to the library's online system and sometimes labelling and describing them leads to some pretty hilarious entries in the database. Here are a few of my favorites...

The Zine Librarian (un)Conference is coming to Iowa City this summer!

Click here to register! It's free!

Click MORE for additional info and past events!

Call for Donations

The Cushing Memorial Library and Archives at Texas A&M University is resolved to start collecting zines. TAMU hopes to make zines one of its collecting strengths, and to provide a permanent, accessible Texas home in its archives for the alternative voices that zines document and preserve.

The Flyaway Zine Mobile is headed to Madison, Wisconsin this weekend! You can browse the Zine Mobile's collection, participate in an open zine-reading event, and take part in Protest Karaoke! More info on the Zine Mobile's website!

Though the days of couples carving their initials into treestumps and undeniable love-at-first-sight reside only in fiction, the fact is, you can't deny the appeal of falling in love while wrapping yourself in a Snuggie and slurping instant noodle soup. Online dating services allow users to construct and hide behind tippy-top versions of themselves and simultaneously lust over the photoshopped versions others. While one could argue that these websites such as OK Cupid attempt to build love from sham, statistics show that online dating was the root of  17% of last year's marriages. 

Have the hots for librarians? Check out two library students' new fanzine Our Library Crushes (pdf) that includes G- Rated pics of their favorite librarians, including Barnard College's very own zine librarian Jenna Freedman!  Zines S674c 2012

For Zine Library Day, The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is creating the world's largest zine, measuring out at 6 feet by 8 feet.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Brooklyn College Library
7-9pm

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