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Support the Eugene Library Front

We are the Eugene Library Front! We are a collective based in Eugene, Oregon, who are setting up a mobile radical library unit, and we need your help. Check out our fundraising page:  http://www.gofundme.com/4ryr3k
The Eugene Library Front aims to bring free revolutionary literature to the streets of Eugene, with a mobile library cart! We want to renovate an old food cart to hold shelves upon shelves of radical books, magazines and zines that will be openly available to anyone from the community to borrow from.

We are currently fundraising to buy an old food cart trailer - can you help us? Just a few dollars will help us on our way to buying the perfect home for the Eugene Library Front. We have a fundraising page and video here:  http://www.gofundme.com/4ryr3k. Volunteers will lovingly adorn the mobile radical library unit with creative flair, and make sure there are free books, free tea and some space to hang out and read. We will pull up alongside city parks, at events, and anywhere else we can find free parking, pull out some seating and put the kettle on. Please share this page and invite your friends so that we can spread the word and help make this happen.

One of the great things about this project is that once it is established, it requires very few ongoing expenses. There's no rent to pay and no utility bills. All that is required is some volunteers keen to geek out with some books for a few hours a week, and a car to move the mobile radical library unit.

Aside from buying an old food cart we are also in need of:
- A secure space in Eugene to store the mobile radical library unit (a garage / shed).
- People who can volunteer in the library, and have cars that can tow the library.
- Rad book donations.
- Any downtown businesses that might want to make space in their carpark available to us.
- Materials such as wall mountable shelves, colorful paints, solar / battery powered water kettle (this list will be added to!).

If you would like to help out in any of the above ways - or maybe you have a food cart you would like to give to us! - please get in touch.  eugenelibraryfront@gmail.com.  http://eugenelibraryfront.tumblr.com. Search for us on facebook: Eugene Library Front.

Radical love from the Eugene Library Front

FUNDRAISING PAGE:  http://www.gofundme.com/4ryr3k

homepage: homepage: http://eugenelibraryfront.tumblr.com


Eugene Library Front Fundraiser Party 31.Oct.2013 12:24

Eugene Library Front

A fundraiser for the Eugene Library Front, who are working to get a mobile radical library unit on the streets of Eugene, Oregon. We also have an online fundraising page in case you can't make it to the party:  http://www.gofundme.com/4ryr3k

Rad dancing music from Samba Ja and Tribal Thought, plus more to be announced!

Samba Ja specialize in playing wild, funky, infectious, and incredibly danceable street music from all over Brazil and the Americas, from the sounds of Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro to original adaptations of old-school hip hop.  http://www.sambaja.org/

Tribal Thought - Indigenous lyricist & hip hop artist residing in Eugene, Oregon. Member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs of Oregon.  http://www.reverbnation.com/tribalthought

$5 entry, all funds go to buying a pre-loved food cart trailer to convert into a mobile radical library unit! More details about the project can be found on our facebook page (www.facebook.com/eugenelibraryfront) or on our tumblr page ( http://eugenelibraryfront.tumblr.com/).

logo 31.Oct.2013 13:25

Eugene Library Front

The flames refer to the subheading 'knowledge is incendiary', not to the idea of literally burning books. It's also a bit of a play on the acronym. The plants are Camas and Huckleberries, two very important plants to this bioregion.