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ATG Quirkies: Tolkien the Visual Artist

J.R.R. Tolkien Exhibit Opening in New York Is the “Largest in Generations”  Tolkien admirers are probably still standing in lines around the Morgan Library & Museum in New York to get a glimpse of the many treasures that are part of this exhibit. Tolkien: Maker of...

ATG Quirkies: You Too Could Be A Da Vinci

Good News for all of the aspiring Leonardos out there. The fad for adult coloring books is far from over. And this post discusses how New York Academy of Medicine Library, in a highly creative response, started a “new initiative called Color Our Collections...

ATG Quirkies: Bookseller in Paradise

According to this post in the Irish Times “the four flights, two buses and a stressful late-night journey by speedboat” were just the beginning of Aimée Johnson’s adventure.      Aimée was starting the kind of job most librarians can only dream...

ATG Quirkies: New LOC Mandates

(AP) In the interest of the preservation of our valuable cultural heritage, the Library of Congress has mandated that all books in all formats including hardcover, paperback, and eBooks must from this day forward also be submitted to the library as Illuminated Vellum...

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