Catch the Book Train

The New York Public Library has installed a “book train” system for delivering books to patrons. This replaces an older system in the Stephen A. Schwarzman building (the one with the lions) that consisted of boxes placed on a conveyor belt. I have a ticket for a event in October where they will unveil the […]

Amazing Library in China

There are few things writers and readers love more than libraries.I have fond memories of bicycling to and from the library when I was growing up in Ridgewood, NJ, and I also have spent plenty of quality¬†time at events and doing research at the New York Public Library. But feast your eyes on this amazing […]

Happy (Belated) Monday September 12 (13th), 2016

This is 24 hours late. Apologies. It’s time for National Geographic’s Nature Photographer of the Year Contest for 2016.¬†They started accepting entries in August, and will until November 4. National Geographics is making all of the entries available for viewing online as they are submitted. There are already some amazing shots in there. Here’s a […]