Seeing Baltimore Through the Archives: “Between the World and Me”

Toni Morrison called Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book, Between the World and Me, “required reading” when it was published in 2015. Amid the events of 2020, including the dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the protests alongside a national reckoning with racism Continue reading Seeing Baltimore Through the Archives: “Between the World and Me”

Halloween DVDs at Langsdale

Whether you’re looking for suspense or gore, there is something to be found in the DVD stacks at Langsdale Library. That’s right, even Langsdale is in the Halloween spirit, offering several film titles dedicated to the fright, chills, and even laughs Continue reading Halloween DVDs at Langsdale

Happy Birthday, “Pink Flamingos”

From the University of Baltimore’s 1972 yearbook, page 11 Exactly 42 years ago today, John Waters’s feature film, Pink Flamingos, premiered at the Langsdale Library auditorium. The event was sponsored by the 3rd annual Baltimore Film Festival. The following is Continue reading Happy Birthday, “Pink Flamingos”

Partnering with the Internet Archive

The Langsdale Library would like to officially introduce its newest Internet Archive presence. As is stated in its mission, the non-profit Internet Archive “is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a Continue reading Partnering with the Internet Archive