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MILSpiralStairsJanuary 6, 2016

Wine, Women & Startups

Are you a female founder of a Bay Area startup? On March 30, 2016, the Mechanics’ Institute in San Francisco is hosting an exhibition of women in tech and the products we’ve invented.

If you’re interesting in exhibiting, speaking or partnering with us in some way, please contact Taryn Edwards at tedwards@milibrary.org.

Here’s more:

Wine, Women and Start-ups: An Exhibition and Networking Event for Women

March 30, 2016, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Art&FearcoverDecember 2, 2015

I’ve summarized the best parts of Art & Fear (Observations on the Perils and Rewards of Artmaking) by David Bayles and Ted Orland. Sharing the knowledge with you here:

—Becoming an artist consists of learning to accept yourself, which makes your work personal, and in following your own voice, which makes your work distinctive.

—The function of the overwhelming majority of your work is simply to teach you how to make the small fraction of your work that soars.

—Even the failures are essential.

—Make things you care about, and lots of it. Read the rest of this entry »

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ToryBFoundationOctober 21, 2015

Thank You, Tory Burch Foundation

So glad to announce In the Stacks has received Tory Burch Foundation/VEDC capital program financing. We’re putting it all into user testing and iterating our MVP. Sign up for product updates at In the Stacks.tv, #booklover.

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October 7, 2015

Visit My Patreon Page

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September 2, 2015

My Yearly Visit to the Coppola Winery Pool

I documented the trip this year with Flipagram. Cheers!

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ITS@SXSWInteractive2016August 19, 2015

In the Stacks @ SXSW Interactive 2016 Panel Picker

Beginning August 10 through September 4, vote for the Librarians In the Stacks for SXSW Interactive 2016.

Watch this space and our social media for more information. In the meantime, here’s our submission:

In the Stacks Future15: Connecting Librarians & Booklovers

At the Stacks, we’re bringing the Librarian Brains out of the library. Some call it outbound reader’s advisory. We call it book discovery curated by some of the best book brains available: Librarians.

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Fact0ryXAugust 12, 2015

In the Stacks @ Fact0ryX Academy

We tested the Librarian Brain at Fact0ryX Academy this week. View the user testing results in our presentation.

 

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ITS_movieboard3August 5, 2015

Shooting In the Stacks

Any YA authors or librarians who want to create a new video series with me? We’re starting production soon for Fall 2015! Email michelle@inthestacks.tv

We’ll be shooting on location, beginning in the Bay Area next month. We have 2 or 3 formats to start with, and are looking for collaborators, authors to interview, and librarians to co-host. Interested? Let’s talk.

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