Inspirations

1831 edition illustrations by Theodor von Holst “The day of my departure at length arrived.” Title: Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus Author: Mary W. Shelley The National Library (Third) Edition; First Illustrated Edition Published: London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831 Pages: 200; Introduction and Preface included. Call Number: PR5397 F7 1831 Mary...

Kansas filmmaker Herk Harvey drove past Saltair only a couple of years after the once extravagant resort closed its doors forever, but the structure was already crumbling.  The ghostly sight of the dilapidated pavilion inspired his atmospheric horror film, Carnival of Souls (1962), a cult...

Congratulations to Lorelei Rutledge! She has been selected as an American Library Association Emerging Leaders for the Class of 2017. "The American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders (EL) program is a leadership development program which enables newer library workers from across the country to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with...

     Past cure I am, now Reason is past care, And frantic-mad with evermore unrest; My thoughts and my discourse as madmen’s are, At random from the truth vainly expressed; For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, Who art as black as hell, as dark as night. Duet Marie C....