Sunday, August 31, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Emmy nominee cycling to awards

For Mad Men writer Tom Smuts, the Emmy Awards offer an opportunity for “playful activism” on behalf of bicycle commuters. Clad in “bike-friendly” evening wear, Smuts will lead a 15-person ride from his home in Santa Monica to the Nokia Theater, with six riders granted permission to cycle up to the red carpet.

Social sharing credit goes to League of American Bicyclists

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Library outreach by bicycle

Denver Public Library's Zac Laugheed standing next to one of the library's DPL Connect bikes.
Zac Laugheed with one of the Denver Public Library's
DPL Connect bikes. Image credit: American Libraries
“Custom Library Book Bikes Roll Out Across US.” For American Libraries, Chris Francis highlights library outreach via bicycle, including recommendations and important considerations for starting a similar program.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Feminist Library on Wheels, irresistible combination of librarianship and bicycles

Two women stand holding their bicycles on a city street
Image credit: League of American Bicyclists
I’ve long been a fan of mobile library outreach; one of my projects in library school was to draft an argument for bookmobile services to the geographically spread-out population of a rural California county.

And as a bicycle rider, I’m even more enthused by library outreach on bicycle.