Month: November 2011

Occupy Wall Street Library Call in Week

When the police cleared Zuccotti Park in the dark of the night they destroyed the People’s Library along with all the other infrastructure that was in place. Thousands of books were lost or damaged, laptops were smashed, and archival materials

Library Carnival @ NYLA

November 3, 2011 In response to the flooding and damage to libraries in Upstate New York by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee, Urban Librarians Unite hosted a Library Carnival Fundraiser at the NYLA Annual Conference.  We were lucky enough to

First They Came for The Library…

  [slickr-flickr tag=”OWS library” items=”9″] At 1AM on Tuesday November 15th police forces converged on and cleared Zucotti Park in the interest of “public safety”. The choice of time is telling, the Mayor’s office has said that it was to