ATG Quirkies: Unusual and humorous bookmarks

Have trouble keeping your place in that page turning bestseller? Tired of relying on a faulty memory or those unsightly dog-eared page corners?  Well don’t despair! Claire Fallon of the Huffing...

ATG Quirkies: Nice Librarians, Awful Books

Welcome to Awfullibrarybooks.net!  Authored by Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner, two public librarians in Michigan, this is a serious site with a fun, sense of humor. Mary and Holly alert their readers to...

ATG Quirkies: The 2014 World Cup of Literature

The Three Percent website is proudly hosting the 2014 World Cup of Literature.  It’s the brain child of Chad W. Post the publisher of Open Letter Books and editor of the Three Percent website i...

ATG Quirkies: The 50 Coolest Book Covers

A friend and I were chatting a couple of days ago and saying that some of the most compelling visuals can be found on book covers.  After seeing their recent post The 50 Coolest Book Covers  it’...

ATG Quirkies: Cornell Puts a Lawn in the Library

 Cornell Puts a Lawn in the Library LJ reports on a possible new trend in library interior design.  In an attempt to help students “chill” during stressful final exams, the Cornell librar...

ATG Quirky: A Medieval Helpdesk

Some of you may have seen the English Language remake of this original taken from the show “Øystein og jeg” on Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK)in 2001. With Øystein Backe (helper)and Rune Gok...