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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 · 2 Comments

Jason Hammond Update

Y’all!  Prisoner supporter extraordinaire @allshiny tells us that friend of the library Jason Hammond (twin brother of Jeremy Hammond) finally got out of Cook County Jail last night! The motion to reduced the … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire, or, Copyright Shitfuckery

Last week I ran into Lopi LaRoe, a dear comrade, on May Day.  Lopi is a fabulous artist here in New York and has done a lot of beautiful work … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

From the Comments

Because I think it’s important enough — The Luddbrarian linked to NYC Antifa’s blog (“…an autonomous blog that is trying through different media…[to] help to build, defend, educate and create an … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 4 Comments

Odds & Ends: mostly about Bluestockings

First of all, the monthly Radical Librarian Book Club at Bluestockings would normally be this weekend; it is being skipped this month, so the next meeting will be Sunday, May … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Librarianship Quote of the Day

This is from my dear friend, the Libromancer’s Apprentice: “As it turns out, taint punching will get me to threaten banning patrons from the library for any further disturbance.” I’m … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 3 Comments

Book Review/Preview: The Riot Grrrl Collection

Hey, remember a couple weeks ago when I posted about the Riot Grrrl Collection at NYU?  And how Feminist Press is putting a book out in May? Turns out I … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 8 Comments

#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

Got $?

Right, so I know librarians — or leftists, for that matter (and leftist librarians especially) — are not the most flush of demographics, but I also know that some of … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

This Sunday: Radical Librarians Book Club at Bluestockings

Reminder, friends, this Sunday, March 17, at 2PM is the monthly meeting of the Radical Librarians Book Club at Bluestockings, located at 172 Allen St. in Manhattan.  From their website: … Continue reading

March 15, 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


My fellow captain and I had some face time (no, not that thing that you can do with iPhones) recently, and, in between talking about what the hell we’re doing … Continue reading

March 4, 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

Friends of the Librarian-Shipwreck

Ahoy!  I spent the weekend in the lovely state of New Jersey, nerding it up at Wicked Faire (where I picked up a pair of TARDIS-blue-colored book earrings!) with various … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

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