“Fall” in Love with Library Card Catalog Cabinets
Although it’s been five years since I left the hallowed hallways of Berkeley, the fall always reminds me of the promise of new knowledge. For the fall issue of UPPERCASE magazine (which you can still enjoy through a subscription), I was inspired by the quintessential symbol of timeless wisdom: library card catalogs. Of course, in the spirit of Poetic Home, my article is filled with ideas on how to repurpose these wonderful biblio-antiquities.
Here is a closer look at the current rendition of my most recent library card catalog cabinet find. It’s a cabinet of vintage curiosities for now, but I’m in the process of repurposing it for the baby’s nursery.
Does the fall remind you of back-to-school nostalgia too? It may be time for me to take a trip to the library this afternoon….