Sadly, while that's true at libraries in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and at the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh, and while the book release inspired a long wiki post and discussion list brainstorming session, my own branch of NYPL is sadly lacking.
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I hate hate hate the winter and never feel like leaving the house. Then along comes May and all of a sudden there are a million things I want to do outside of the comfort of my own (or Eric's) home.
Since this doesn't seem to have much of a web presence, I thought I'd blog it, albeit a little late to do much good.
Ping Pong Tournament!
Sat. May 24 at 7PM
6th St. Community Center btwn B & C
NOSI, the Nonprofit Open Source Initiative is hosting a training, or really an "untraining," meaning the event's program will be devised at the beginning of the day, based on the attendees' preferences, on using OpenOffice, the open source rival of MS Office. (I wonder if there will be any discussion of the Mac version, NeoOffice.) The event will be held at Google's NYC offices, so there may be some talk about Google docs and the like, as well.
June 5th, 2008 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, 76 9th Avenue. Register.
It's Drupal BarCamp time, once again in NYC, and as usual, I'll be out of town. But if I weren't going to be at WAM, I'd be at Brooklyn Polytechnic learning how to make this site (and others, notably Radical Reference) better.
Sign up now, they're capping registration at 120. It's free. You'll learn the same kind of stuff other groups might charge you $1200 for.
I'm on a cleaning and clearing tear, with a goal of purging 20% of my belongings. To that end my spouse Eric and I are hosting a two apartment giving stuff away event on January 5. If you'll be in NYC, let me know, and I'll give you the info.
Then on January 6 we'll haul any remaining electronics to Union Square for the Lower East Side Ecology Center's 5th Annual "After the Holidays"
Recycled Electronics Collection Drive.
The 20th Annual Independent and Small Press Book Fair will be Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd, at the New York Center for Independent Publishing (an educational program of The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen), at 20 West 44th Street in New York City. As always, it's free. ...