Geeky Valentine Cards

originally posted on the DCL Facebook page

Thanks to Sarah Smith, who was such a good sport about putting together the heart-shaped one (the back left card) at the last minute. I had set the letters right to left the first time and she fixed it in no time.

The original sketch for the front card looked like this:

V-DayCardIdeaShe took the idea and made it so awesome! We saw about 12 people come through the workshop and print off a bunch of cards. We hope more people will be interested in participating in the Book Arts program and print some more cards!

And we’re looking for ideas for the next science-themed letterpress workshop!


Exhibit: Asian American Authors in Baker-Berry Collections

In collaboration with the Asian American Book Club, Baker-Berry Library invites you to check out books by the many Asian American authors represented in our collections.

[important]The books will be on exhibit from January 7 through January 31, 2014. Pick up a book and check it out![/important]

The Asian American Book Club is supported by a collaborative partnership of Asian American Studies, the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, and the Dartmouth College Library.

More information on the Asian American Book Club:

DCLSA 2013 Holiday Party

Holidaypartyinvite2013The annual DCLSA Holiday Party was another great opportunity to chat with colleagues I don’t usually see. There was even a digital fireplace set up since we couldn’t use the real one. The food was good and I had some interesting conversations with folks from Feldberg and DLTG.

Here’s a photo from the event (posted on DCLSA’s FB page); I’m chatting with Karen here:


DCLSA 22nd Annual Craft Fair

craftfairNow in its 22nd year, the Dartmouth College Library Staff Association (DCLSA) Craft Fair brings together talented area crafters and library staff for a fun event which funds the library’s popular staff scholarship program. No admission fees!

[notice]Friday, November 22, 2013 @ 11:00am-5:00pm
Alumni Hall/Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center for the Arts[/notice]

I will be volunteering at the Library’s Bake Table from 11-noon and 3-4pm and selling my lucky star tubes there! Come by and pick one up for extra luck!

rainbow of lucky stars!