Why My Public Library is Better Than Your Public Library

We already have a copy of Jessica’s (of Feministing) Yes Means Yes on the shelves.  When I leave, can I take my library with me?


About Avory

Avory Faucette is a queer feminist activist, writer, and public speaker. Zie graduated from the University of Iowa with a JD in 2009, focusing on international human rights and gender/sexuality issues in the law. Hir current work focuses on queer identity, policy, and marginalized identities under the queer umbrella. As a genderqueer person, zie comments frequently on non-binary identity, transgender and genderqueer issues, and media coverage of these populations. Zie also speaks at colleges, universities, and events on transgender and queer issues and conducts trainings on related topics.

Posted on January 15, 2009, in feminism and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Boston Public Library has it too. If they were open on Sundays in the summer (they are only open on Sundays from Oct-April) they would be perfect.

  2. alesbianandascholar

    cz – Ooh, that is annoying. Ours is open Sunday but reduced hours. I’ve never been to the Boston Public Library – when I lived in the area briefly I went to the Wellesley one and that is… less than impressive. But I still have my library card!

  3. I am very glad to have chanced upon your blog. I look forward to discovering your thoughts/writing/ideas.

  4. At some point if/when you’re in Boston you should take a walk through. It’s got an impressive collection and if you like old buildings – it’s got it. The entrance from Copley Sq has the marble, the gilding, paintings along the ceiling… There’s even a trader joe’s about 2 blocks away to nourish the body as well as the soul. And when it’s time for the Boston Marathon- the finish line is right outside the entrance- so you can literally run across the fnish line.

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