Library News

This week we added zines about queer sexuality, community care with regard to work burnout, what men seem to be like, witches and witchcraft, insomnia, dissociation, sewing and fashion, how to abort a fetus, self-care for introverts, the show Once Upon a Time, depressive behaviors in high school (e.g., cutting and bulimia) and poutine.

This week we added zines to our collection about working class queer love for Bruce Springsteen, pay equity, the off-line life of a White Plains couple, audio cassettes, sewing, poutine, dissociation, community reading of the book Educated, sex positivity, fashion, and feminist theory, and a Japanese/English bilingual zine about UK street cats.

This week we added zines about other zines, digital assistants and other smart technology, sex work legislation, cybernetics, screen names, wearable tech, and podcasting.

This week we added zines about the erasure of language, Tibetan exiles in India, violence against women, animal rights, getting involved with a cat (and her lesbian human), and the importance of school libraries, DIY DJing instructions, and a three-piece comic noir series.

This week we added zines about feminism, psychedelic drugs, being a teenage zine star, Trump administration survival strategies, patriarchal language construction, working in a library, food, good times with former Barnard Archivist Shannon O'Neill, and library cataloging.

This week we added zines about community care, avalanches in Chile, the security state, mother-son travel in Italy, hiking, women's self-defense, Barnard Life/NSOP 2018, the horrors of monogamy, studying abroad while low-income and accessing textbooks while low-income and photographs of Chilean women and flowers.

This week we added zines about feminist pedagogy, femmes in STEM, heavy metal in Ecuador, Nigerian email scams, people who love yonis, family and the disabled transgirl, stares and the disabled trans girl, teaching while distraught about Trump, and Ecuadoran girl problems.

This week we added zines about being transgender and disabled, the punk scene in Ecuador in the early 2000s, zine and other special collections at DePaul, MICA, Hennepin County, and other Minnesota libraries, gentrification in the Bronx, a disabled person's visit with their grandma, the significance of names to Barnard students, teaching with zines, Rocket from the Crypt fandom, and teaching with zines.

This week we added zines about Columbia Lit Hum, the zine collection at Lehman College, mental illness and recovery, queer kink, misogyny in the Trump administration, child rheumatoid arthritis, a break-up, zine pedagogy, and turn-of-the-21st-century teen feminism. 

This week we added zines about ableist microaggressions, femme culture, the dark side of technology, camping, Asian American heritage, meeting Ursula Le Guin, popular culture, Quechua, Quechua for kids, dating and being slovenly, making really good cappuccinos, living in polyamory, and eating in Brazil.

This week we added zines about capitalism, cell phone filmmaking, Columbia trying to privatize a public park, femme art, shrinking cis men to pocket size, letter-writing, self-defense (in Spanish), how an incarcerated woman feels about being rehabilitated, dating and breaking up, being a sick witch, Tejana queers, and a comic about hot dogs and the 2018 NYC Feminist Zinefest program. 

This week we added zines about Korean skincare, punk skincare, high school friends becoming Nazis and/or amounting to nothing, pet cats, tales from a ska musician, depression, and gender dysmorphia. 

This week we added zines to our library about bicycle-riding with a four-year-old, the attack on Kim Kardashian, brujeria, hirsuteness, reading preferences, Native people in punk scenes, life off the gender binary, coming out to a Muslim immigrant mom, bicycling while brown, a DIY zine en español, and a "review zine with perzine tendencies."

This week we added zines about Filipinx experiences, late 20th century popular culture, natural Black hair, contemporary and historical Native experiences, bros in punk, Sailor Moon, Pacific Island experiences, immigrant assimilation, gender identity, touring while mentally ill, and hot trans people. 

This week we added zines about food and family, academic burnout, ADHD, beloved items of clothing, dreams of being an astronaut, platonic love, art clubs at Barnumbia, what "party" means to Barnard Zine Clubbers, Bette Davis, zines from a 2000 alternative press fair, Mary Tyler Moore Show fandom, memories, and self-care techniques.

This week we added zines about intersectional feminism, Frida Kahlo, teenage girlhood, zine libraries in Utah and California, creativity starters, the Long Beach Zine Fest, and DIY zines about journalism and zines.