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Little Orphan Angie Little Orphan Angie

Like any good child of the eighties, my first foray into relating to a fellow orphan happened with that precocious, red-haired girl pining…
Like any good child of the eighties, my first foray into relating to a fellow orphan happened with that precocious, red-haired girl pining…

Ignite & Nurture Your Creativity! Ignite & Nurture Your Creativity!

Almost everyone has a creative spirit—whether they believe it or not. Likewise, almost everyone goes through times of feeling disconnected…
Almost everyone has a creative spirit—whether they believe it or not. Likewise, almost everyone goes through times of feeling disconnected…

Not All Heroes Wear Vintage Cashmere… Not All Heroes Wear Vintage Cashmere…

Well, it's happened—I've turned into one of those people who talks fondly of their formative years through the rose-colored tint of...
Well, it's happened—I've turned into one of those people who talks fondly of their formative years through the rose-colored tint of...

Get that Girls’ Night Going: Movies for… Get that Girls’ Night Going: Movies for…

Obviously I love to read, but I can’t read all the time. This was a hard lesson to learn, since reading is both my main leisure activity…
Obviously I love to read, but I can’t read all the time. This was a hard lesson to learn, since reading is both my main leisure activity…

From Oyster Girls to Pickpockets:… From Oyster Girls to Pickpockets: Reading All of Sarah Waters's Books

By Klopez
I have been having a love affair with Sarah Waters’s books, since even before I actually read any of her novels. As an undergrad, I worked in a little bookstore, and during my shifts I would drift around, waiting for customers, waiting for my next class, passing the time by…
I have been having a love affair with Sarah Waters’s books, since even before I actually read any of her novels. As an undergrad, I worked…

An Interview with CS Luxem and… An Interview with CS Luxem and…

Sound+Vision Sessions #3 is 7-9 p.m. on Friday, September 28 and features the local artists CS Luxem and Hypermortal. If you have an ear…
Sound+Vision Sessions #3 is 7-9 p.m. on Friday, September 28 and features the local artists CS Luxem and Hypermortal. If you have an ear…

The Heart of "Heartland" The Heart of "Heartland"

By Pkenn
Have you ever picked up a memoir and felt completely seen? Completely understood? Like someone had been taking notes on your life and…
Have you ever picked up a memoir and felt completely seen? Completely understood? Like someone had been taking notes on your life and…

5 things your friends might not know… 5 things your friends might not know…

Tell your friends, tell your neighbors, tell the couple sitting across from you at Ladybird Diner: September is Library Card Sign-up…
Tell your friends, tell your neighbors, tell the couple sitting across from you at Ladybird Diner: September is Library Card Sign-up…

Lawrence Obscura Lawrence Obscura

By Jvail
Collections development librarian Dan Coleman and I recently wrote a blog post about interesting Lawrence trees, but of course we all live…
Collections development librarian Dan Coleman and I recently wrote a blog post about interesting Lawrence trees, but of course we all live…

Voyage into Experimental Literature… Voyage into Experimental Literature…

Brother in Ice is a recently-translated novel by Catalan writer and artist Alicia Kopf; at once, it is also decidedly not a novel. To…
Brother in Ice is a recently-translated novel by Catalan writer and artist Alicia Kopf; at once, it is also decidedly not a novel. To…

The One of a Kind Adventure Time The One of a Kind Adventure Time

By Istepp
My wife and I discovered Adventure Time on our honeymoon of all places. Park City, Utah. No snow in sight, despite it being the start of…
My wife and I discovered Adventure Time on our honeymoon of all places. Park City, Utah. No snow in sight, despite it being the start of…

Find Yourself Inside Luisa: Now and Then Find Yourself Inside Luisa: Now and Then

What would you do if your teenage self showed up on your doorstep? What would you say? How would you respond? It’s an interesting question…
What would you do if your teenage self showed up on your doorstep? What would you say? How would you respond? It’s an interesting question…

Digital Detectives Digital Detectives

I don’t often read true crime—to keep my faith in humanity somewhat intact, I usually like my murder mysteries to be fictional. But when I…
I don’t often read true crime—to keep my faith in humanity somewhat intact, I usually like my murder mysteries to be fictional. But when I…

They Came from the Director's Nightstand They Came from the Director's Nightstand

By Ballen
My wife and I had a baby this spring, so reading time is precious and generally right before bed these days. Here are a few books I've…
My wife and I had a baby this spring, so reading time is precious and generally right before bed these days. Here are a few books I've…

My Current Puny Reads My Current Puny Reads

By Ksoper
I’m often in awe of those folks over in Reader’s Services with their lengthy lists of great reads and end-of-year reading lists that leave…
I’m often in awe of those folks over in Reader’s Services with their lengthy lists of great reads and end-of-year reading lists that leave…

Lawrence Obscura Lawrence Obscura

By Jvail
Collections development librarian Dan Coleman and I recently wrote a blog post about interesting Lawrence trees, but of course we all live…
Collections development librarian Dan Coleman and I recently wrote a blog post about interesting Lawrence trees, but of course we all live…
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