"Both helpful AND encouraging! I've been wanting to turn my little personal zine collection into a library and it's nice to hear that there is hope for a library beginning with less than one hundred items. Hooray!"
"here's a synopsis on how i started the Las Vegas zine library in July of 2010. :)
If others have done it so can you!
-Assess your community! Is there already a zine library? Can you combine your resources with someone else? Do you live in a…"
"I started a zine library at my college. There was a school committee in charge of giving funds to student activities and projects, so I wrote a nice proposal and got them to give me a few hundred dollars. Then I recruited some more kids to help me…"
"Kind of the same two things I was thinking about.
Material: I'd want to stick largely to zines, but also opportunities for other DIY media. And I know what ou mean about the "transgressive" materials. I live in a fairly uptight part…"
"Actually, I've been thinking of asking the same question for a while.
I've wanted for a long time to start some kind of alternative library or reading room, modeled somewhat after the kind the Christian Scientists do. Just a little…"
"I signed up just to answer this. Have fun, Chicago is great.
Chicago Underground Library
PO Box 11040
Chicago IL 60611
DePaul Zine Collection
DePaul University Libraries, Special…"