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Sherwood Forset Virtual Zine Library

Looking to read more online zines? The Sherwood Forest Zine Library, based in Austin, Texas, has a truly amazing and updated collection of free digital zines. The collection ranges from topics on self care, food and music zines, to an updated collection of state policing and protesting zines. Updated frequently, polished, and easy to use, this zine archive is definitely worth checking out.

They are also adding to their zine collection actively, so if you have a pdf of a zine you’d like to submit, you can be published on their website!

July 19, 2020
Zines for Tweens

Have you ever wanted to publish your own story, comic, or other writing? If so, then you may be interested in making zines!

July 17, 2020
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Some of the stories are set in Indiana and some are not, but all of these authors were born in or live(d) in Indiana!

July 13, 2020
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Movie Musicals, of course, originated from the theater stage, but these motion pictures with song (and sometimes dance) are as varied as any other film genre. Some have songs that advance the plot, some are simply intentional breaks of spectacle from the story. Some have their characters sing directly to the audience, some sing only to the other characters.

July 10, 2020
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Reviewed by Craig C., Senior Materials Handler

Best of Enemies is available on DVD and streamable on Hoopla and Kanopy.

July 9, 2020
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Reviewed by Cassie R., Materials Handler

Reaching for the Moon is available to check out as a DVD and to stream on Kanopy.

July 9, 2020
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The Western film usually revolves around a plot of law and order on the frontier with a simple conflict of good vs. bad. It is often set amongst the struggle in the American West with the landscapes of nature playing a prominent part in the setting.

July 9, 2020
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The screwball comedy is a subgenre of the romantic comedy motion picture that popped up after the onset of the Great Depression and stuck around up to about the time America's involvement in World War II.

July 8, 2020
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Country Music is a genre that is, to many, either discounted entirely or staunchly listened to above all else. However, it is actually as varied as any genre of music. Compiling all the subgenres and movements would be a near impossible task here, but this list focuses on some of the generational shifts in Country (and Western) and highlights a few of the musicians in our collection. Make sure to also check out our free downloadable and streaming selections at Freegal and Hoopla.

July 6, 2020
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Reviewed by Bill K., Materials Handler

1984 is also available on Hoopla.

July 3, 2020
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Reviewed by Ginny H., Community Engagement Librarian

July 3, 2020
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Reviewed by Craig C., Senior Materials Handler

Buddies is available to stream on Kanopy.

July 2, 2020
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Reviewed by Cassie R., Materials Handler

What We Do In the Shadows is also available to stream on Kanopy.

July 1, 2020
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Reviewed by Anna M., Materials Handler

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins is also available as an ebook and audiobook.

July 1, 2020
Quaran-Zine, Vol. 2

The second issue of the Library's new community Quaranzine has arrived!

There are two different versions––one is for reading on a screen, and the other has been imposed so it can be printed at home, folded, stapled, and read in that fashion. Select short-side binding on most printers to print correctly.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this zine. Please consider contributing to the next issue, coming August 1!

June 30, 2020