Labor, Literature and Landmark Lecture Series

Labor, Literature and Landmark Lecture Series Spring 2016
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York is pleased to present:
The Bowery Boys: Adventures in Old New York
With Writers and Podcasters Greg Young and Tom Meyers
How much do you really know about NYC’s history? Introducing a special program celebrating the launch of The Bowery Boys: Adventures in Old New York, the official companion book to the No. 1 travel podcast that offers an unconventional exploration of Manhattan’s historic neighborhoods, secret spots and colorful characters. The Bowery Boys  – Greg Young and Tom Meyers – will be here to discuss among other things, “Top Ten Hidden Secrets” of New York.
Tuesday, June 28th at The General Society Library
The program begins at 6:30 p.m. in The General Society Library
20 West 44th Street, (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
New York City. 
Reception and Book-Signing to follow. Advance registration is necessary.
$10 General Admission
To register please email the General Society at:

Job Opportunity: Media Source, Inc.

Media Source is a unique organization that serves the library community by combining school and public library expertise with access to some of the most respected brands and best minds in the world of children’s and young adult literature.  The Horn Book provides in-depth reviews of the best new books for children and young adults.  School Library Journal is the world’s largest and most authoritative reviewer of children’s and young adult content. Library Journal is one of the oldest and most respected publications covering the library field.

We are seeking a Marketing Designer. This position is located in New York City.

Primary responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Design and produce digital marketing materials for Sales and Editorial initiatives, including HTML e-blasts, HTML newsletters, PDF sell sheets, web/banner ads, web landing pages, and PowerPoint presentations
  • Design and produce print marketing materials for Sales and Editorial initiatives, including print ads, flyers, booklets, and media kits, working directly with printers as needed
  • Design and produce promotional materials for trade show events, including small and large signage, postcards, bookmarks, giveaways, print collateral, house ads, and PowerPoint presentations
  • Occasionally manage the design/creation of other supporting materials via third party vendors.
  • Maintain visual/branding continuity for all aspects of marketing campaigns across assorted media and initiatives
  • Update and maintain the design/content of event-focused websites within a WordPress environment
  • Occasionally manage other live and virtual event logistics, including collection of sponsor, attendee, and incoming registration information, as needed
  • Work collaboratively with all departments to fulfill these responsibilities in a way that optimizes workflow and supports company-wide strategies and goals

Benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Flexible Spending
  • Basic Life insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance & Short/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with Company match


Interested applicants should forward resume, cover letter and salary requirements to or fax to 614-873-7620. RESUMES RECEIVED WITHOUT SALARY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


Please provide relevant examples of your previous web work.

Announcement from the Pace Library!

If you are doing any research about the publishing industry, the Pace Library has a lot to offer! On the Library home page, below “Library Services,” click Research Guides, or go directly to the Guides site. These guides point you to research databases, reference tools, websites, and books recommended by Pace librarians.

Many guides include RSS feeds from relevant organizational blogs as well as links to short instructional videos. LibGuides can be printed, are accessible to screen readers, and are even available on mobile devices! Each guide has a Librarian Profile available, so please feel free to contact the librarians with any comments or feedback regarding the guides.

The Publishing Research Guide will be of particular interest to students in the MS in Publishing program.

Feel free to contact the Pace Library if you have any questions or need assistance!

Link of the Week: The Center for Fiction

The Center for Fiction, founded in 1820 as the Mercantile Library, is the only organization in the United States devoted solely to the vital art of fiction. Their mission is to encourage people to read and value fiction and to support and celebrate its creation and enjoyment. They seek to serve the reading public, to build a larger audience for fiction, and to create a place where readers and writers can share their passion for literature. The Center for Fiction provides the public with inspirational events for people of all passions. Seasoned authors share their secrets with their peers; coupled with the fantastic amenities of this venue, they help create the classic literary works of the future.