Man Ray, Self-Portrait, 1932, solarized gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Lucien Treillard
This day in 1890, renowned fashion photographer and American modernist artist Man Ray was born. See dozens of his works in our Smithsonian American Art Museum.
You have a library card and you know the library is more than just a “Netflix for books.” Maybe you know about your library’s ebook offerings and maybe you know you can borrow audiobooks or DVDs. But how can you … Continued
Libraries are amazing and probably the coolest places around. The benefits to being a user are phenomenal.
The new David Mitchell novel, The Bone Clocks, ends in rural Ireland, which explains why Kathryn Schulz chose to interview Mitchell on a walk through the Irish countryside. At Vulture, she talks with Mitchell about supercontinents, writing in childhood and the global scope of his work. You could also read the story Mitchell recently wrote on Twitter.
What a lovely man.
Libraries are looking beyond their walls and working to transform the communities they serve. One library following this model is the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn.The library offers a variety of ESL and literacy resources, including “Let’s Talk” English conversation groups.The library has partnered with outside organizations to offer programs to the community, including the library’s Small Business Resource Center, the result of a partnership with SCORE, the Stamford Innovation Center, and the Business Council of Fairfield County.
We are so proud of ourselves.
Tech Review: As e-book subscription services grow their catalogs, the age-old institution trumps all.
I thought we reached this conclusion a while back.
The Domus’ Chester Addison Community Center in Stamford is celebrating its newly renovated tennis court. The community center’s director says the court was in great need of improvements, and …
I don’t know what movie the kids were enjoying back then but on Friday kids of this generation will be enjoying Wall E on Friday at 2:30 in the Main library auditorium.