Collins Memorial Library

Pop Up Extravaganza! Laura Russell from Sandy Gallery, Dec. 14th, 11-12:30, Collins Library

Featuring handmade artist books that pop-up, move, slide, twirl, whirl, light up, or even sound off. 
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Collins Unbound Blog

The Nest

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney brings a remarkable cast of characters to life in a story about the power of family, the possibilities of friendship, the ways we depend upon one another and the ways we let one another down. READ MORE...

Pieces of History: What I learned From a Collection of Vintage Bookmarks By Carlisle Huntington

Last Summer Collins Library received a generous donation of vintage bookmarks, ranging in age from the 1800’s to the 1950’s. For the past few weeks I have been given the privilege to work with these tiny treasures.   READ MORE...

A Blog on Zines: From Anarchism to Vacations. By Chase Hutchinson

There are many different ways that Zines are collected. They can be collected through various festivals (referenced by many of the different zines in the collection I worked with) or various projects that make them more accessible to a wider audience.  READ MORE...

To Fix Fake News, Look To Yellow Journalism

Fake news is the latest culprit in the continuing saga of How The Internet Ruined Everything. 
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How to Judge a Zine by its Cover - And Other Things I Learned from Metadata. By Ada Smith

As I wrap up the Library as Collaboratory course and reflect on what I learned, I am amazed at the stark contrast from what I expected when I signed up for this course.  READ MORE...