It’s true–sheep in the city! For one day only–Thursday, Sept. 27th–sheep will graze alongside midtown lunchers in Bryant Park, which I like to think of as my library’s backyard. I’m particularly excited about their visit because, after a trip to Ireland this summer that included five days of hiking across green hills and pastures among
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It’s really easy to love Marimekko, with their outsized textile designs, their legacy of women design entrepreneurs, and their clothes that seem designed to be comfortable and fashionable at the same time. I don’t generally shop at Marimekko, because I know I’ll want goods beyond my price range. But when I was in Minneapolis a few months
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(From Wall Street Journal. Click on image to see whole slide show.)
This past week my colleagues and I were featured in the Wall Street Journal’s Work Wear series. The series, if it’s new to you, uses photographs and brief quotes to document how people at different companies and organizations dress. There’s been plenty said about
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I’m hard at work on an exciting new book project that combines my two loves–libraries and craft. And I’d like to invite library-loving crafters and makers to be part of it!
Tentatively entitled Handmade at the Library, the book will be published by STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books. It is a crafter’s library
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