Olin C. Bailey Library

This is the Tumblr account for the Bailey Library, which is located on Hendrix College campus in Conway, Arkansas. Questions? Ask us!

kastiakbc:

princehal9000:

winstons-and-enochs:

the guardian imagines what historical figures might look like today. my personal favourite is shakespeare, reincarnated as a shoreditch hipster.

but can you imagine how’d he’d sound a loft party? 
"I’m going to subvert the whole, like, narrative ideal by telling you upfront that these two, like, teenagers are going to fall in love and die, and then do it. So there’s no more hiding in the words. Stark, yeah? And then, I think I’ll hide a sonnet in their big scene together, right? It’ll be subversive, because only, you know, people who are up on sonnets will get it…..what? No, she’s thirteen—a little edgy but that’s art, man. Art.”

i am loving hipster shakespear A++

kastiakbc:

princehal9000:

winstons-and-enochs:

the guardian imagines what historical figures might look like today. my personal favourite is shakespeare, reincarnated as a shoreditch hipster.

but can you imagine how’d he’d sound a loft party? 

"I’m going to subvert the whole, like, narrative ideal by telling you upfront that these two, like, teenagers are going to fall in love and die, and then do it. So there’s no more hiding in the words. Stark, yeah? And then, I think I’ll hide a sonnet in their big scene together, right? It’ll be subversive, because only, you know, people who are up on sonnets will get it…..what? No, she’s thirteen—a little edgy but that’s art, man. Art.”

i am loving hipster shakespear
A++

(via bobaburnham)

Upcoming Events at Bailey Library for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is Sept 21-27, and Bailey Library is celebrating with several events, including:

  • A banned books themed lunch on Monday the 22nd in the Hendrix cafeteria
  • A viewing of the movie Scarlet Street (based on a banned book) on Tuesday the 23rd at 7:30 pm on the Bailey Patio
  • The first Game Night of the semester on Thursday the 25th in the library from 7 pm-midnight 

As well, feel free to check out the Banned Books display we will be featuring on the first floor!

Constitution Day - Lesson Plans and Activities for Kids from the National Constitution Center

This Wednesday, September 17th is Constitution Day! You can read more about it here or check out the display at the Bailey Library reference desk if you’re in town.

blclibrary:

Favorite snacks of famous writers.

blclibrary:

Favorite snacks of famous writers.

library-lessons:

Visit your library!
-image via I Love Vampire Novels

library-lessons:

Visit your library!

-image via I Love Vampire Novels

(via library-lessons-deactivated2014)

iworkatapubliclibrary:

I work in a library on an Army post, where we recently unearthed this old paper patron record from decades ago. 

iworkatapubliclibrary:

I work in a library on an Army post, where we recently unearthed this old paper patron record from decades ago. 

(Source: maxeirons, via bobaburnham)

vintagelibraries:

The Saint Paul Public Library, Checking out books on the Bookmobile in October, 1954. 
John Amon, driver. Barbara Brown, librarian.

vintagelibraries:

The Saint Paul Public Library, Checking out books on the Bookmobile in October, 1954. 

John Amon, driver. Barbara Brown, librarian.

just a handful of the disturbing titles culled from this thread on facebook. 

Ferguson Library Becomes Refuge for Adults and Children Amid Strife - ABC News

this is wonderful news.