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<span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-family: AmericanTypewriter">Want </span><span style="font-family: Stencil">INFORMATION </span><span style="font-family: AmericanTypewriter">to inform your </span><span style="font-family: Stencil">ACTIVISM? </span><span style="font-family: AmericanTypewriter">Want to learn more about histories of </span><span style="font-family: Stencil">RESISTANCE, </span><span style="font-family: AmericanTypewriter">investigating </span><span style="font-family: Stencil">CORPORATIONS, </span><span style="font-family: AmericanTypewriter">or </span><span style="font-family: Stencil">ANTI-RACISM FOR ACTIVISTS?</span></span><br/>[[File:Library1.jpg|left|250x187px|Library1.jpg]]<br/><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-family: Stencil">RADICAL REFERENCE &nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: AmericanTypewriter">and the '''Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library'''</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: AmericanTypewriter">&nbsp;can help!</span></span>
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<span style="font-size:medium;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Want&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Stencil">INFORMATION </span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">to inform your&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Stencil">ACTIVISM? </span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Want to learn more about histories of&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Stencil">RESISTANCE, </span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">investigating&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Stencil">CORPORATIONS&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">or&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Stencil">ANTI-RACISM FOR ACTIVISTS?&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Ask the </span><span style="font-family: Stencil">Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library</span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">!</span></span>
  
<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 10pt">Ask a librarian! We can help you find resources & </span><span style="font-size: 10pt">answers to questions. Look for us in the&nbsp;</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 13px;">Library Tent.</span></span>
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<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">We can help you find resources and answers to questions regarding your work with Occupy Boston. We may not have a tent anymore but we are still here to help!</span>
  
<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 10pt">If there are no librarians on duty:</span></span>
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[[File:AtoZ Mobile.jpg|left|250x250px|the a-z mobile library cart]]
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<li><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small">Go to the&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255)">[http://www.radicalreference.info Radical Reference]&nbsp;</span></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 20px; font-size: small;">website&nbsp;</span></span></li>
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'''<span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">VISION</span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">: The Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library was formed by Metacomet Books, the Boston Radical Reference Collective and the Progressive Librarians Guild of Simmons College to meet the information needs of the participants and visitors at Occupy Boston. Its caretakers understand that librarianship isn’t a neutral profession and that the choices we make in collection development, responding to research queries, collection of archival materials and programming all have social ramifications. We aim to unfold librarianship, as it has always been intended -- a powerful tool for social justice.</span><br/><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span><br/><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">MISSION</span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">: The Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library aims to foster inquiry, learning, critical analysis and information-sharing among Occupy Boston occupiers, participants and visitors in order to better understand, challenge and transform interlocking systems of oppression.</span><br/><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span><br/><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">COLLECTION</span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">: Our collection contains books, magazines, newspapers, ‘zines, pamphlets and other materials that have been donated, collected, and archived during the occupation.</span>'''
<li><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small"><span style="line-height: 20px">Click on [http://radicalreference.info/askaquestion Submit a Reference Question]&nbsp;at the top of the page</span></span></span></li>
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<li><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small"><span style="line-height: 20px">Fill out the form. Your email address will be shared with Radical Reference librarians, but will not be made public.</span></span></span></li>
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'''<span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span>''''''<span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Due to the eviction of the occupation at Dewey Sq. our collection is no longer in a centralized location. The A-Z Library welcomes suggestions for space. Please email library@lists.occupyboston.org</span><br/><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span><br/><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Get involved with Occupy’s A to Z library! Email library@lists.occupyboston.org</span><br/><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span><br/><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Are you having a meeting where you want Library support? Email us at library@lists.occupyboston.org</span>'''
<li><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small"><span style="line-height: 20px">We’ll email you an answer, or with any follow-up questions we might have.</span></span></span></li>
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<li><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small">We’ll also post the Q & A (with any personally identifying information removed) on the Radical Reference site. If you don’t want us to publish your question on the site, just tell us.</span></span></li>
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'''<span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span>'''<span style="font-size:medium;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><br/>To ask questions anytime:</span></span>
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<span style="font-size:larger;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Go to the&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255);">[http://www.radicalreference.info/ Radical Reference]&nbsp;</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 20px;">website*</span></span></span>
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<li><span style="font-size:larger;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">- Click on&nbsp;[http://radicalreference.info/askaquestion Submit a Reference Question]&nbsp;at the top of the page</span></span></li>
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<li><span style="font-size:larger;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">- Fill out the form. Your email address will be shared with Radical Reference librarians, but will not be made public.</span></span></li>
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<li><span style="font-size:larger;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">- We’ll email you an answer, or with any follow-up questions we might have.</span></span></li>
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<li><span style="font-size:larger;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">- We’ll also post the Q & A (with any personally identifying information removed) on the Radical Reference site. If you don’t want us to publish your question on the site, just tell us.</span></span></li>
 
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''<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">Radical Reference is a collective of volunteer library workers who believe in social justice and equality. We support activist communities, progressive organizations, and independent journalists by providing professional research support, education and access to information.</span></span>''
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<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">*Radical Reference is a collective of volunteer library workers who believe in social justice and equality. We support activist communities, progressive organizations, and independent journalists by providing professional research support, education and access to information.</span>
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=== <span style="color:#b22222;"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">RESOURCES WE WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU</font></span> ===
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==== <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">'''Reading Lists/Archives&nbsp;'''</span><br/> ====
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(''These are created on demand - please let us know what you'd like to see here''.)
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L-3w-9o_xIHiSeYfgLLNml6SjpEqpu0TNxxwYx1zqpg/edit?hl=en_US Occupy Boston Crowdsourced Reading List]&nbsp;<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">(</span>''This is a collaborative, ongoing effort - please contribute your favorite readings.''<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">)</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"></span>[https://docs.google.com/document/d/131GYdsR9zYq2ehibxla0-U7gEe6QlrOdLbbhgU0knos/edit?hl=en_US Race & Gender in the Occupy & SlutWalk Movements]
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*[https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0ByM96Lq6MnSjNjk5ZGRkNGItMzhlZS00OTNkLTgzY2QtYWFjZTIzYTk2ZTFl&hl=en_US Social and Protest Movement Books for Kids & Teens]
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*[[Anarchism Bibliography]]
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"></span></span>[[Economic Books of Interest]]
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*[[AK Press and PM Press Book Recommendations]]
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*[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/File:ConsensusNonviolentCommunicationResourceGuide.pdf Nonviolent Communication & Consensus-Building Reading List]
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*[http://occupyarchive.org/ Occupy Archive]<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">- "Archiving the Occupy Movements from 2011"</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"></span>[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0An-A-lITWCO8dHZSVkRjMk5MRU91MXFzRVpSWjRtWGc&hl=en_US#gid=0 Occupy Spreadsheet]<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">(</span>''List of Occupy encampments internationally.''<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">)</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"></span>[http://www.connexions.org/Connexipedia/CxPTitleIndex.htm Social Justice Encyclopedia]<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">(from Connexions Information Sharing Service)</span>
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==== <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">'''About A-Z Library'''</span><br/> ====
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><font class="Apple-style-span" face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">[http://www.librarything.com/catalog/AtoZlibrary Catalog]&nbsp;of our holdings</font></span><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">&nbsp;</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">[http://tinyurl.com/6en9lbr Map]&nbsp;of the A-Z Library&nbsp;space to help find what you're looking for! (A great map even if the tent is no longer up!)</span>&nbsp;</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">[[Press on the libraries of the Movement]]</span>&nbsp;</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">[http://occupyboston.com/2011/10/16/library-established-at-occupy-boston/ Library's Press Release]</span>&nbsp;</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">[http://www.bpl.org/branches/ Local Libraries]</span></span>
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*[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Audre_Lorde_intro Audre Lorde Reader]
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==== <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">'''About Occupy Boston and Dewey Square'''&nbsp;</span></span><br/> ====
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">[http://timdevin.com/securitycameras.pdf Guide to Dewey Square's Surveillance Cameras]&nbsp;by Tim Devin</span>&nbsp;</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Education Education]&nbsp;page for Occupy Boston</span>&nbsp;</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Archives of&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/GA/Minutes General Assembly Meeting Minutes]</span></span>
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=== <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><br/><br/><span style="color:#b22222;">RESOURCES WE WANT YOU TO SHARE WITH US</span></span> ===
  
=== <br/>'''Resources we want to share with you''' ===
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Favorite_resources_of_visitors_to_the_library_tent Favorite Resources]<span style="font-size: 10pt;">&nbsp;suggested by visitors to the A-Z Library (</span>''Contribute more by visiting the tent!''<span style="font-size: 10pt;">)</span></span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Post your pictures, videos, anecdotes, writings, poetry, etc on&nbsp;[http://www.occupybostonlibrary.org/ this space]. &nbsp;</span></span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">[[Library's Wish List]]</span></span>
  
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">'''About A-Z Library'''</span>
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=== <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><br/><span style="color:#a52a2a;"></span><br/><span style="color:#b22222;">PROGRAMS FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN</span></span> ===
**<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[http://tinyurl.com/6en9lbr Map]&nbsp;of the A-Z Library&nbsp;space to help find what you're looking for!</span>
 
**<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[[Press on the libraries of the Movement.]]</span>
 
**<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[http://occupyboston.com/2011/10/16/library-established-at-occupy-boston/ Library's Press Release]</span>
 
**[http://www.bpl.org/branches/ Local Libraries]
 
*'''About Camp'''
 
**<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">[http://timdevin.com/securitycameras.pdf Guide to Dewey Square's Surveillance Cameras]&nbsp;by Tim Devin</span>
 
**<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Education Education]&nbsp;page for Occupy Boston</span>
 
**Archives of [http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/GA/Minutes General Assembly Meeting Minutes]
 
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">'''Reading Lists/Archives&nbsp;'''(''These are created on demand - please let us know what you'd like to see here''.</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">)</span>
 
**<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0ByM96Lq6MnSjNjk5ZGRkNGItMzhlZS00OTNkLTgzY2QtYWFjZTIzYTk2ZTFl&hl=en_US Social and Protest Movement Books]&nbsp;for Kids and Teens as compiled by the A-Z Library at Occupy Boston</span>
 
**<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/Anarchism%20Bibliography Anarchism Bibliography]</span>
 
**<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/AK%20Press%20and%20PM%20Press%20Book%20Recommendations AK Press and PM Press Book Recommendations]</span>
 
**<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[http://occupyarchive.org/ Occupy Archive]&nbsp;- "Archiving the Occupy Movements from 2011"</span>
 
  
=== <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><br/>​</span>'''Resources we want you to share with us''' ===
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*'''There's no family programs scheduled at this time'''<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">. We will have more posted here in the future about any mobile events we may be doing!</span>
  
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Favorite_resources_of_visitors_to_the_library_tent Favorite Resources]&nbsp;suggested by visitors to the A-Z Library (''Contribute more by visiting the tent!'')</span>
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=== <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><br/><br/><span style="color:#b22222;">MEETING MINUTES</span></span> ===
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L-3w-9o_xIHiSeYfgLLNml6SjpEqpu0TNxxwYx1zqpg/edit?hl=en_US&pli=1 Occupy Boston Crowdsourced Reading List]</span>
 
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Post your pictures, videos, anecdotes, writings, poetry, etc on [http://www.occupybostonlibrary.org/ this space]. &nbsp;</span>
 
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/Library's%20Wish%20List Library's Wish List]</span>
 
  
<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">'''Contact Us!'''&nbsp; By email at [mailto:library@lists.occupyboston.org library_at_lists_dot_occupyboston_dot_org]</span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">11/09/11 Minutes: [[File:A-Z Library Meeting Notes 11.09.11.pdf|RTENOTITLE]]</span></span></span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">11/28/11 Minutes: [[File:A-ZLibraryMeetingMinutes11282011.pdf|RTENOTITLE]]</span></span></span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">12/10/11 Minutes: [[File:A-Z Library Meeting Minutes 12.10.11.pdf|RTENOTITLE]]</span></span></span>
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*<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">01/14/12 Minutes: [[File:A-ZLibrary Meeting Minutes 01.14.12.pdf|RTENOTITLE]]</span></span></span>
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=== <br/>'''Programs for Families & Children''' ===
 
<div>'''Sunday November 13th''' and '''Sunday November 20th''' we will be having storytimes for children and families at 12:00pm. They will be held either on the plaza, or in a tent next to the library tent, depending on the weather. All are welcome!</div><div><br/><br/></div>
 
=== '''A-Z Library Meetings Minutes''' ===
 
  
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">10/26/11 Minutes: [[File:20111026 minutes.txt|RTENOTITLE]]</span>
 
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">11/02/11 Minutes: [[File:A-Z Library Meeting Notes 11.02.11.pdf|RTENOTITLE]]</span>
 
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">11/09/11 Minutes: [[File:A-Z Library Meeting Notes 11.09.11.pdf|RTENOTITLE]]</span>
 
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">11/16/11 Minutes: [[File:A Z Library notes Nov 16 2011.pdf|RTENOTITLE]]</span>
 
*<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">11/21/11 Minutes: [[File:A-Z_Library_meeting_notes11-21-2011.pdf|RTENOTITLE]]</span>
 
 
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Latest revision as of 20:35, 27 May 2014

Want INFORMATION to inform your ACTIVISM? Want to learn more about histories of RESISTANCE, investigating CORPORATIONS or ANTI-RACISM FOR ACTIVISTS? Ask the Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library!

We can help you find resources and answers to questions regarding your work with Occupy Boston. We may not have a tent anymore but we are still here to help!

the a-z mobile library cart

VISION: The Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library was formed by Metacomet Books, the Boston Radical Reference Collective and the Progressive Librarians Guild of Simmons College to meet the information needs of the participants and visitors at Occupy Boston. Its caretakers understand that librarianship isn’t a neutral profession and that the choices we make in collection development, responding to research queries, collection of archival materials and programming all have social ramifications. We aim to unfold librarianship, as it has always been intended -- a powerful tool for social justice.

MISSION: The Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library aims to foster inquiry, learning, critical analysis and information-sharing among Occupy Boston occupiers, participants and visitors in order to better understand, challenge and transform interlocking systems of oppression.

COLLECTION: Our collection contains books, magazines, newspapers, ‘zines, pamphlets and other materials that have been donated, collected, and archived during the occupation.

''Due to the eviction of the occupation at Dewey Sq. our collection is no longer in a centralized location. The A-Z Library welcomes suggestions for space. Please email library@lists.occupyboston.org

Get involved with Occupy’s A to Z library! Email library@lists.occupyboston.org

Are you having a meeting where you want Library support? Email us at library@lists.occupyboston.org


To ask questions anytime:

Go to the Radical Reference website*

  • - Click on Submit a Reference Question at the top of the page
  • - Fill out the form. Your email address will be shared with Radical Reference librarians, but will not be made public.
  • - We’ll email you an answer, or with any follow-up questions we might have.
  • - We’ll also post the Q & A (with any personally identifying information removed) on the Radical Reference site. If you don’t want us to publish your question on the site, just tell us.

*Radical Reference is a collective of volunteer library workers who believe in social justice and equality. We support activist communities, progressive organizations, and independent journalists by providing professional research support, education and access to information.


RESOURCES WE WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU

Reading Lists/Archives 

(These are created on demand - please let us know what you'd like to see here.)

About A-Z Library

About Occupy Boston and Dewey Square 



RESOURCES WE WANT YOU TO SHARE WITH US



PROGRAMS FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

  • There's no family programs scheduled at this time. We will have more posted here in the future about any mobile events we may be doing!



MEETING MINUTES