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  2. somethinginger:

    If you’re ever bored just faceswap yourself with The Great Gatsby. 10/10 would recomennd

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  4. amygaertner:

    pop culture business cards, by Benedetto Papi and Edoardo Santamato

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  6. Brian Dettmer - Carving in Books

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  8. thegetty:

    It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. 
    —Henry David Thoreau

    Tomorrow is slowartday! For how to get involved IRL, check out their site.

    Online, check back tomorrow for some high-res eye candy. Our curators and educators picked out some beautiful artworks to share with you digitally.

    All will have zoomable options so you can soak in every part of these detailed masterpieces.

    Look long, look slow! 

     

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  10. Lives Change @ Farmington Community Library! Come visit us during National Library Week, April 15-18 for a variety of library events, highlighting what’s new at YOUR library!

    Tuesday, April 15 -
    National Library Worker’s Day - Stop by and tell us what the library did for you this year! We would love to see how we’ve impacted your life by writing a few words on what you’ve accomplished with the help of Library resources.

    Wednesday, April 16 -
    Gale Courses Day - Come into the Main Library to get hands-on with one of our newest services, Gale Courses! Instructor-led classes covering a huge range of topics for personal and professional interests including photography, grant writing, and web design. Experts will help Farmington Library card holders explore the service and register for upcoming classes.

    Thursday, April 17, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. -
    Gale Courses Day - Come into the Farmington Branch to get hands-on with one of our newest services, Gale Courses! Instructor-led classes covering a huge range of topics for personal and professional interests including photography, grant writing, and web design. Experts will help Farmington Library card holders explore the service and register for upcoming classes.

    Outreach and Teen Services - Stop by the Main Library to see what our Children’s and Senior Outreach services are doing to bring the library to you. Also, check out our Teen Services display to find out what programming and services are available to our teen patrons including movie events, writing contests and the annual Battle of the Books!

    Friday, April 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -
    Mango Day - Find out what Mango language learning can do for you at both the Main and Farmington Branch. Heading to another country for business or vacation? Don’t know the local lingo? Take Mango with you and learn the language on the go! Find out more at your Library!

    Lives Change @ Farmington Community Library!

     

  11. Entries from Smithsonian Magazine’s 11th Annual Photo Contest Finalists (Part 2/2). (Top to Bottom: 1) Dina Bova (Petach Tikva, Israel). Finalist: Altered Images. 2) Pistolwish (El Segundo, California). Finalist: Altered Images. 3) Sergio Carbajo Rodriguez (La Garriga, Spain). Finalist: Travel. 4) Christopher Doherty (North Palm Beach, Florida). Finalist: Natural World. 5) Willie Huang (Sunnyvale, California). Finalist: Americana. 6) Photograph by Dusan Ignac (Svidník, Slovakia). Finalist: People.

     

  12. Entries from Smithsonian Magazine’s 11th Annual Photo Contest Finalists. (Part 1/2) (Top to bottom: 1) Vo Anh Kiet (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam). Finalist: Travel. 2) Graham McGeorge (Jacksonville, Florida). Finalist: Natural World. 3) Aspen Wang (Hong Kong, Hong Kong). Finalist: Natural World. 4) David Lazar (Brisbane, Australia). Finalist: People. 5) Michael Anglin (San Angelo, Texas). Finalist: Americana. 6) Nidal Adnan Kibria (Dhaka, Bangladesh). Finalist: Travel.

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