Mining the Vaults: What Were the Big Questions of 1999?

    Apr 12, 2012

    We recently uncovered this terrific photo of ALOUD Curator and LFLA Cultural Programs Director Louise Steinman, in what appears to be a thoughtful, fun conversation with artist/filmmaker/composer/inventor/musician/chart-topper Laurie Anderson (as […]



    Oldies but Goodies

    Apr 11, 2012

    In honor of National Library week, we thought we’d round up a few of our favorite tried-and-true library related items. These may not be the newest things in our store, […]



    Inspiration for the Day

    Apr 09, 2012

    Look here for more photos of these extraordinary pieces from artist Matthew Picton. They’re “map sculptures”: that is, paper sculptures of cities. But here’s the twist: the city is made […]



    Stay home and read? Absolutely!

    Apr 06, 2012

    Thanks to hundreds of book lovers, reading enthusiasts and homebodies, the 2012 Stay Home and Read a Book Ball has received nearly 300 gifts and raised $40,000! From If You […]



    Hazy Homecoming and Creative Musings with Jonah Lehrer

    Apr 05, 2012

    I’m floating in that deliciously nebulous zone of the duo world where adrenaline and fatigue mesh together in a non-descriptiveness that confuses time zones, languages, and sense of direction. I […]



    Homemade Pop-Tarts?… Yes please!

    Apr 04, 2012

    There are few things that get us as excited in The Library Store as the arrival of a new cookbook– and if that cookbook offers a recipe for a homemade […]



    Kicking Off National Poetry Month

    Apr 02, 2012

    T.S. Eliot dubbed April the “cruelest month,” but for poetry enthusiasts today, we consider April the happiest month—an entire month to celebrate poetry and its vital place in our culture. […]



    Mining the Vaults: Supreme Court in the House

    Mar 29, 2012

    The Supreme Court has been at the top of the headlines this week. What exactly goes on inside those high-minded heads? Check out this video with Justice Stephen Breyer when […]