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Sarah Shank, interlibrary loan borrowing coordinator at the Ithaca College Library, sets up a display for the Blind Date with a Book program. The program invites students to find new books and films.

Students take leap of faith with Blind Dates with a Book

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer March 1, 2023
Blind Date with a Book has been a college favorite for eight years and this year, it ran from Feb. 8 to 22, introducing students to new titles.
The Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library held their Fall Book Sale from Oct. 8 to 25. Prior to the start of every sale, donations of books, CDs, DVDs and more are collected from the community, with the goal of selling 80% of all inventory by the end of the sale. Any items that are not sold by the end are donated to ThriftBooks.

Old books receive new life at community book sale

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Co Life and Culture Editor October 26, 2022
Cardboard boxes and paper bags line the entrance of the warehouse for customers to use as they peruse through aisles of old books at the Fall Book Sale.
Column: Writers grapple with digital fame

Column: Writers grapple with digital fame

By Maddy Martin, Senior Writer May 5, 2022
Due to the rise of social media, authors have found new ways to connect with their audience, which comes with both positive and negative effects.
From left, professor Eleanor Henderson, student assistant director Abigail McGuire, student director Amulya Ravitej Bachala and professor Chris Holmes will hold the New Voices Seminar in April.

IC seminar helps connect students with authors

By Matt Minton February 5, 2022
The New Voices Seminar provides an opportunity for students to connect with professional authors.
What college myths have you learned aren’t true?

What college myths have you learned aren’t true?

By Alyssa Spady September 23, 2021

Telling people that you’re headed to college is an almost instant invitation for them to either tell you about their experiences or for them to tell you some myth that they heard through the grapevine....

Sophomore Margaret McKinnis writes that Ithaca College students can have a direct impact on their local communities by supporting smalltown bookstores, like Buffalo Street Books.

Commentary: Ithaca needs Buffalo Street Books

By Margaret McKinnis October 24, 2017
However, we can affect our community now by starting with the seemingly small things, like buying from and supporting our local stores.
Freshman Bradford Allen browses the stacks at Buffalo Street Books. Buffalo Street Books is a local co-op that offers a program called “First Class,” where students can order their books for classes instead of using the college’s store.

Ithaca College faculty opt for Buffalo Street Books over college store

By Charlotte Robertson, Contributing Writer September 17, 2014
Ithaca College professors have been asking students to buy their books through Buffalo Street Book's "First Class" program over the college's Bookstore.
Local families are spreading their love for reading. Three Ithaca homeowners installed Little Free Libraries in their front yards. Linda Byard is one of them. Check out how she encourages people to stop by and trade in old books for new ones.

Video: Little Free Library

By Stephen Adams September 19, 2013

Video: Ithaca’s Move to Amend rallies for local support

By Jaclyn CataldiSydney Fusto January 23, 2013
The Move to Amend organization rallies at Autumn Leaves Used Books in the Ithaca Commons to push for a constitutional amendment.
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