Weekend Edition: 2-9

Bulletin Board

  • The South Dakota Humanities council and Siouxland Libraries were selected for Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys. Developed by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association, the program seeks to introduce the American public to the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world. A list of the books and program themes is available online.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • How did public libraries get started? (“Questions like this can make a guy feel really old. I assure you that public libraries as we know them today considerably predate the 1950s.”) (via)
  • Font And You: The Style-Memoir (“Perpetua/Garamond/Cochin: You believe you are brilliant and you let everyone know it too. All. The. Time. We hate you secretly.”) (via)

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The thing is, Bob, it’s not that I’m lazy; it’s that I just don’t care.

Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston), Office Space

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