Read with the Spine: Experiences & Experiments in Northwestern Libraries’ Collections [Video]

In March of 2018, the Block Museum and the Northwestern University Library joined together for a special workshop inviting participants to "Read With the Spine." This two-day event used the site of the library to explore fundamental questions about human experience and the nature of books and libraries themselves, such as: What does it mean to listen, especially now? How is a history made, on the...

Apply Now – Read with the Spine: Experiences & Experiments in Northwestern Libraries Collections

Read with the Spine: Experiences & Experiments in Northwestern Libraries Collections Friday, March 2, 1-5pm, Faculty, staff, and students Saturday, March 3, 9am-1pm, Students only This Northwestern University workshop will use the site of the library to explore fundamental questions about human experiences and the nature of books and libraries themselves, such as:  What does it mean to...

Block Museum staff proud to be ‘Readers of Evanston’

The Block Museum is honored to count the Evanston Public Library as one of its key program partners.  We love so many of the Library's offerings but one of our favorites is EPL's longstanding Tumblr blog  Readers Of Evanston, profiles in the proud tradition of Humans of New York or Humans of Northwestern. About the Blog: "Evanston is full of enthusiastic readers of all ages who love to talk...

Block Museum Storytelling Event Brings Together University & Public Libraries

My shoes your shoes and other people’s shoes. speaking shoes\ and shoe string budgets// With not one promise for certainty these simple choices: a meandering of mouths, spirits, souls, and well shoes that never shined so brightly. -Misty De Berry, For You, and Alison Knowles’ “Shoes of Your Choice” on the Night that was May 11, 2016 A two night storytelling event, Shoes of Your Choice,...