Category Archive: Library

library cormorant

Etegami painted quite a while ago and featured in an art show at my work, using a quotation attributed to Coleridge. “Library cormorant: one omnivorous and voracious in reading”.

Happy Library Week, 2015!

This etegami is a favorite of mine and features a quotation from David Foster Wallace. I made magnets of it to give to all my favorite librarians. I still have a few magnets… Continue reading

Library Week 2014!

Library Week 2014 will be April 13-19th this year. Sponsored by the American Library Association, the week highlights the positive impact that librarians and libraries have on society. Last year I did an… Continue reading

Chance is a good librarian

Here’s a final etegami for National Library Week* 2013. The words are from Alberto Manguel, author of The Library at Night:  “Chance is a good librarian and the encounters she allows don’t follow… Continue reading

I Consume Libraries.

Another library-themed etegami, with words drawn from David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest: ‘I read,’ I say. ‘I study and read. I bet I’ve read everything you’ve read. Don’t think I haven’t. I consume… Continue reading

Let books be your dining table

Another etegami inspired by National Library Week… “Let books be your dining table, and you shall be full of delights. Let them be your mattress and you shall sleep restful nights,” from St.… Continue reading

Happy Library Week!

April 14-20, 2013 is National Library Week, and I’ve been saving up some etegami and quotations for it. Today’s card:  “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of… Continue reading