“Vote for the Free Library” Referendum Campaign Cards, 1882, Toronto, in Toronto in Print: A Celebration of 200 Years of the Printing Press in Toronto, 1798-1998
I’ve been playing around with this idea for a while now.
In essence, I’ve become addicted to collecting books on radical art & design, and I want to direct that passion into a collective project: a radical art resource library!
~ Because libraries are based on the radical idea that information should be free
~ To name and carve out some space for radical art & design, because it is neglected
~ To think about new ways to collectivize & collaborate
~ To have fun
~ To stack cool books into milk crates and find places to put them, bring them, and share them! (especially with folks who might not get a hold of them otherwise)
Right now I have 1/3 of an arbitrary starting goal. And only 1 milk crate.
But I’m working on it and I felt like sharing.
Hoarding in progress, and some already lent out!
Update (December 2018): I finally got around to cataloguing, you can see the list here. Libib has a handy barcode scanner as part of their phone app, which sped up the process.