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Guest post: #LIULockout

Pirates, here’s a guest post from our comrade Emily Drabinski, a librarian & faculty member at LIU Brooklyn here in NYC. The LIU Brooklyn faculty, who are unionized, have been … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

To-Do: The Activist’s Guide to Archiving Ephemera

Pirates! My colleague Amy & I are giving a workshop at the Interference Archive here in Brooklyn this weekend: “The Activist’s Guide to Archiving Ephemera.” From Interference’s website, Do you … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

To-Do: Western Mass, NYC, Chicago

A pal brings this event, in Amherst, MA, to our attention: The publication of Hampshire College librarian Alana Kumbier’s book Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive will be celebrated on Oct. … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

World’s Oldest Procession

Short notice, bookish types, but if you’re not doing anything this evening & are within shouting distance of Brooklyn, you should definitely join friend of the Shipwreck Melissa Gira Grant … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

To Do List: mostly NYC again, sorry (updated)

First of all, as previously mentioned, Jeremy Hammond has been moved to MDC Brooklyn, which is in Sunset Park.  There will be a noise demo for him tonight (12/3) at … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hey, Queers!

Short notice, but this evening is Que(e)ry’s birthday party.  They’re turning 3! The party, doubling as a send of to ALA, is at Metropolitan Bar, 559 Lorimer St., Brooklyn.  6-9pm.  Yours truly … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

#ulcon13 Was Pretty Awesome!

Hi, librarians!  I went to the  Urban Librarians Conference on Friday!  It was awesome!  And not just because I took a day off work to attend!  I hope there are … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

To Do List (Brooklyn Edition)

Reminder, friends — the Urban Librarians Conference is in a week.  I just registered and my boss gave me the day off, so I’ll be there!  So excited! Also, Saturday, … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Couple Quick Notes

Good AROTE, all.  I’ve two things for you this morning. First, registration is open for the first annual Urban Librarians Conference is on April 5, at the Brooklyn Public Library’s main … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Friends of the LibrarianShipwreck

Librarians aren’t paid very well these days, so many of us in NYC live way out in Brooklyn or Queens even if our jobs are in Manhattan.  And, maybe it’s … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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