Daily Archives: September 22, 2008

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23 Things in Holland

http://www.robcoers.nl/weblog-artikelen/23-dingen-op-de-kaart.html Rob Coers posts an interactive Google mash up of all of the libraries in Holland that he’s helped do a 23 Things program. My question: have I missed the one that highlights how many times the program has been done worldwide?

Picturing the Wolf

   Timber Wolf, originally uploaded by digitalART2. “Picturing the Wolf: The Art, Artifice, and Science of Being a Wolf in Children’s Books”   Saturday, September 27, 10:30 am Newberry Library Speaker: Debra Mitts-Smith, Dominican University, with comments and discussion by Roberta Seelinger Trites, Illinois State University Chicago Public Radio will be broadcasting the talk: http://www.chicagopublicradio.org/Event_Detail.aspx?eventID=964 Join Debra Mitts-Smith of Dominican University as she examines visual, textual, and folkloric sources to understand the wolf as an icon of widely varied meaning and nearly universal significance. She traces the image over time in children’s books from the “Big Bad Wolf” of fairy tales to […]