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Nice post. Must get myself back to the Reference Library soon!
Toggle Commented Nov 25, 2015 on 15 New Books by Women Artists at Arts & Culture
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Best explanation ever. Count me in!
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Fascinating. I didn't know Yamamoto. Makes me want to learn more so I've placed holds on three of the books. The documentary is a very entertaining way to spend 18 minutes. Thanks for the great post!
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Great round-up! Makes me want to see them all.
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2015 on January Art Shows in Toronto at Arts & Culture
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Interesting post, Irene. Wonderful pictures and some great suggestions for books I now want to put holds on. Thanks! John
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Very touching performances. Thanks for posting.
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Glad you enjoyed, Ms. Shelley. You are most welcome. I think I want to read The Guest Cat next. Need more beauty and poetry in my life. As soon as I finish the 400+ pages of William Gibson's The Peripheral.
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on 20 Fabulous Books Under $20 at Arts & Culture
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You're welcome, Janis. I just put some holds on a few myself.
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on 20 Fabulous Books Under $20 at Arts & Culture
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I'm sure you'll get your wish, Ms. Phyllis. But you'll have to be very, very good. ;-) Glad you enjoyed. Elmslie
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on 20 Fabulous Books Under $20 at Arts & Culture
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In my job at the library I see new books every day, so I decided to make a list of recent and classic books that cost less than twenty dollars. Note for shoppers: click on pictures/titles below to go to the library catalogue and a link to "Buy your own... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Arts & Culture
I love that one too, Alyson. Such a simple idea yet unforgettable.
Toggle Commented Oct 21, 2014 on Library Books at Home 5 at Arts & Culture
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Glad you enjoyed the post, Sandra. I like seeing through other people's eyes, too. Thanks for writing.
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2014 on Library Books at Home 5 at Arts & Culture
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We're living in a great time for art books. Glad you liked, Shelley.
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2014 on Library Books at Home 5 at Arts & Culture
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Every week I look forward to sitting down with a new stack of library books. It was sunny last Sunday, so I turned off my phone and settled in for some private time. I've already had a quick flip through these. They are all real goodies. Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Arts & Culture
Glad you enjoyed it, Michael. Thanks for taking the time to comment. John
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Ernie is a cutie. Thanks, Alyson.
Toggle Commented Apr 15, 2014 on Taking Pictures of Dogs at Arts & Culture
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Dear Shelley and dear Anita, Hope you enjoy the documentaries. They'll be perfect for spring. John
Toggle Commented Apr 3, 2014 on Need more art in your life? at Arts & Culture
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Maddie, Momo... Who will be the next dog of the hour? Thanks, Margot!
Toggle Commented Apr 2, 2014 on Taking Pictures of Dogs at Arts & Culture
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Thanks for the recommendation, Joe. Underwater Dogs is certainly inspiring. I've just put a hold on it so I can have a good look at it.
Toggle Commented Apr 1, 2014 on Taking Pictures of Dogs at Arts & Culture
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Thanks, Shelley. Glad you enjoyed. "Animals That Saw Me" is one excellent reason to check out the photography collection at the Reference Library.
Toggle Commented Apr 1, 2014 on Taking Pictures of Dogs at Arts & Culture
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A woman came into the Reference Library last week and told me she wanted to take pictures of dogs. She was looking for inspiration. Elliot Erwitt's classic collection To The Dogs came immediately to mind. We don't have William Wegman's Puppies at the Reference Library, but she liked the cover... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Arts & Culture
Ever feel that you've lost touch with the world of art? Here are trailers for five stunning documentaries that will help catch you up -- and the library has the DVDs. Five reasons to get excited about art again. Pina, DVD. Pina: the film and the dancers, book. Pina by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Arts & Culture
Thanks, Mary. Glad you like them. The Tomine is wonderful, MC. Well, all his work is. Do enjoy! So many good books, KG, so little time. Thanks for writing.
Toggle Commented Nov 30, 2013 on 20 Fabulous Books Under $20 at Arts & Culture
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Shelley and Q, so nice of you to write! Glad you like the books. My bookseller friends have always liked library users. If we like a book we usually want to buy a copy. These are also excellent books for borrowing! ;-)
Toggle Commented Nov 29, 2013 on 20 Fabulous Books Under $20 at Arts & Culture
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In my job at the library I see a lot of new books. I wondered what a list of twenty fabulous new books under twenty dollars would look like. It looks like this. I would try to buy these from my favourite independent bookstore. We can also get them through... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Arts & Culture