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”
There’s new technology in the library and we’re ready to show you what it can do! At its basic level the Touchjet Pond is a portable projector. But ultimately it’s a portable touchscreen tablet that can be projected onto any Continue reading It’s Here -The Touchjet Pond!
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
via Post Typography Langsdale has a lot going on this weekend. For one, it’s finals season, with all that that brings: students frantically looking for articles to finish papers, desperate sprints through the stacks for books they forgot they needed, Continue reading 2014 MD Film Fest at Langsdale
I consider myself a self-professed movie buff (you can more-or-less find me in a movie theater every other weekend), but it seems that lately I’ve fallen off my a-game. Weeks passed after the premiere of the 2014 Oscars, and I Continue reading And the Winners Were…
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”
And read Delores Redman’s article about the movie in the recent issue of Langsdale Link.
Hi. My name is Jess Reeves and I am one of the new library technicians at Langsdale. I’ve been here about three months and spend most of my time behind a computer, though you may catch a sighting of me Continue reading Getting to Know Jessica Reeves
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
Cast of “White Christmas” (via Smithsonian.com) When it comes to holiday down-time, folks usually choose seasonally appropriate flicks to get them in the mood for merriment. Most of these traditional holiday movies are great, but you can watch a humiliated Continue reading I’m Dreaming of a Non-Christmas