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PLAN22 Archibrarians
Greater New York / Hudson Valley Area
Librarianship meets Architecture -Your Library formed by Your Experience
Interests: library advocacy, community health strengthened through excellence in library services and environments designed to serve community needs, strategic planning, coaching for architectural programming, advice about energy efficient design,
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‎This is a thing. Don't you want to do this? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/anyone-can-contribute-giant-poem-new-york-if-you-can-find-this-typewriters-180959758/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20160715-daily-responsive&spMailingID=25995413&spUserID=NzQwNDUzNzIyODMS1&spJobID=842246577&spReportId=ODQyMjQ2NTc3S0 ScrnGrbCrd: smithsonian.com Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎I want one of these. The whole store. As a library. But here. http://www.contemporist.com/2016/05/20/this-unique-new-bookstore-is-filled-with-optical-illusions/?utm_content=buffer8cb3e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer ScrnGrbCred: contemporist.com Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Cred:@amlibraries and www.rightrelevance.com We join all the librarians of America today who are doing the Happy Dance in celebration of the Senate Confirmation of Dr. Carla Hayden as Librarian of Congress. @prattlibrary has Dr. Hayden's last Book Picks still up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"A bank robber can use the road to get away but we still want to be able to drive on it." This is ‎Chuck Mc Andrew, IT Librarian at W. Lebanon New Hampshire's Kilton Public Library https://www.leblibrary.com/ talking about one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Who can resist a beautiful Beaux-arts library building located where Daffodil Valley meets Tulip Tree Allée? If you live in NYC (or plants are your life) you don't have to; visit the New York Botanical Garden. "One of the world's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"...a library is ‎more than just books" across our globe and throughout history. Mr. Rydell's insightful article begins with a story of how a small town saved it's books, visits the digitization in cataloging vs. human ‎discourse debate, takes us... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎Ontario libraries rock! Wi-Fi is available now where dial-up is still the norm. Wellington County Library has begun the first rural library pilot program in Ontario to loan Wi-Fi hotspots. As a library initiative and lending program, this gets an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Sharing life in the library; it was a family thing! Caretakers for NY libraries were a package deal until 10 years ago and our libraries were the better for it. Families celebrated holidays, gave weddings, had babies, raised children who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Good on you Mr. President. A man who lives a considered and careful life has gravitated to architects who move through the design process with intention and deliberation toward extraordinary ends. The architects who designed that exquisite, short lived,‎ jewel... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎Canadian-Moroccan architect Aziza Chaouni headed the restoration of al-Qarawiyyin, the oldest library in the world. Built by Fatima El-Fihriya in 849 in Fez, Morocco, it is part of the world's oldest degree granting institution. In addition to the complete facility... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"Bathrooms without Borders "~ Fierté dans la Capitale Pride's seriously fun theme this year : Gender neutral restrooms. ‎http://ottawacapitalpride.ca/bathrooms-without-borders/ Libraries are for all our citizens. You know how librarians are always on the leading edge of societal change, right? ‎... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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If you are under 30, under 20, VOTE. The personal is the political. The UK just learned this the hard way. You are our future. Ms. C‎osslett reports poignantly about her generation's disappointment about the BRexit result. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jun/24/young-angry-eu-referendum?CMP=share_btn_tw ScrnGrbCrd: The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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It's back and beautiful and open on Saturdays. The funding for this branch fell victim to the '08 crash. And it rises again, alive and in time with the rhythm of the City with a Teen Space to die for,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The colour Blue makes history, again. Yttrium, Indium, Manganese‎ (Oxide), heated to 2,000F and mixed w/ chemicals resulted in an unintended vivid blue pigment called 'YInMn'. Scientists at Oregon State University discovered YInMn in experiments "related to electronics" in 2009.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎Archeology ... Architecture in Reverse. Because we love London. Because my great grandfather was a cooper. Because Bloomberg is doing this because he can afford to. So what if we can't ever afford to visit Londinio again! http://hyperallergic.com/303860/ancient-roman-waxed-writing-tablets-unearthed-in-central-london/ http://www.mola.org.uk/blog/archaeological-research-britain ’s-oldest-hand-written-documents-released... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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He's done it!‎ It's open. I wonder if it is as magical as The Gates? Bet it is. http://www.architectmagazine.com/design/culture/floating-piers-by-christo-and-jeanne-claude-opens-to-public_o SrcnGrabCred: architect magazine Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎In the summers between 1994 and 2015 Robert Dawson traveled 48 states and DC, preserving in a photographic record 526 of the 16,536 public libraries that serve this country in any and all ways imaginable at every scale with all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The people of Sandy Hook, CT are ‎opening their new school. Ms. Clement-Carlson has written a poem to commemorate this act of faith and hope that lives on in all of the people there, who are dedicating their lives to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This news will help spur R&D in new energy delivery sources with a great result: now even more librarians will have the opportunity to design excellent libraries and incorporate into their budgets cost effective and efficient sources of energy. Responsible... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Science disguised as art. Brillant imaginative minds show us what elements "look" like. Russian scientists take it to the streets and public spaces with their special brand of performance art. The link within this one is in Russian‎ but the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Since the Towers fell in NYC; since I worked at a maximum prison; since my mother thought me how to carry my keys - points out - in my hand when walking to my car; I have thought a lot... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Click on the image Margo. Wait, it opens up in a new window. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Consumers come out on top with this ruling - for now. Stay vigilant and informed. With BIG DATA launching further appeals, this will most likely go all the way to the Supreme Court. https://www.good.is/articles/net-neutrality-for-the-win ScrnGrbCrd: GOOD/ Getty‎ Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Shamelessly ‎lifted directly from ‎re-tweet @ HighTechPanda. Tx. I can't resist either. Saturday Library Smile Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Wow!‎ How much do I love what we can do with plywood? [reverential nod to Gehry] ‎http://www.sp-arc.net/ Sameep Padora Associates have addressed a challenge common to all our countries evidently ; that is the one posed by the *need* (my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians