• Author: kimberly
  • Published: Feb 4th, 2013

We are still here!!!

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We apologize for the minor panic last week. For those who have not heard, Lorem Ipsum, the bookstore that Papercut lives in, is facing some serious financial trouble. Their landlord has extended the time they have to pay their back-rent, however, we are not quite sure what the future holds for the library or this store. Both are incredible resources, and now true staples of Inman Square. We will keep everybody updated as soon as we know more. Until then, please assume Papercut will contnue to be open during our regular hours (Friday-Monday, 2-7pm).

Thank you!

More info on the situation in the Phoenix Blog (Click here)

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Jan 11th, 2013

New! Shop @Storenvy

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Here’s one more way to support Papercut zine Library: By buying some of our home-made merch online! All of these items are available in our library, but for those of you who are not local we would be happy to ship it out to you.

Check out our buttons, patches, t-shirts and membership packs~all designed and produced by local artists and/or Papercut librarians!

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Jan 9th, 2013

[Zine Reading] Motor City Kitty on 1/23!

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“Brianna Dearest is hitting the road for her first zine tour in celebration of the release of the 20th issue of her zine, “Motor City Kitty.” A perzine with a feminist slant, “Motor City Kitty” has been in publication since 2004.

Issue 20 focuses on Brianna working towards bettering her life in a variety of ways- from getting off the internet to getting relatively sober to traveling extensively.”

Brianna will be reading from her zine. If you are interested in reading, as well, please email us at papercut(at)riseup.net

RSVP Here!

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Dec 19th, 2012

Papercut Opens Early on Sunday for a Bake Sale!

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This Sunday, come by the library between noon and 7 for a very special bake sale!

This would be a great stop in between your last minute holiday shopping, or simply a reason to leave the house on a lazy Sunday ;)

Free coffee for folks with yearly membership cards, and perhaps some other DEALS for new members…

http:// www.papercutzinelibrary.com/
papercut@riseup.net /// 617-871-ZINE

RSVP here!

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Nov 20th, 2012

Sara Marcus Reading this Friday, 11/23!

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As part of the GIRLS ROCK CAMP ALLIANCE 50 SHOWS/50 STATES drive this November, GIRLS ROCK CAMPAIGN BOSTON is delighted to have SARA MARCUS, author of “Girls to the Front” for a GRCB reading/fundraiser event!

Friday, Nov. 23rd 4-6 p.m.
Lorem Ipsum Books/Papercut Zine Library
1299 Cambridge St., Cambridge Mass

Suggested Donation: $12

SARA MARCUS has written about music, books, and politics for numerous publications, including Bookforum, The San Francisco Chronicle, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Artforum.com, Slate, Salon, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Time Out New York, The Forward, and Heeb magazine, where she was politics editor for five years. Her poetry has appeared in Death, Encyclopedia, EOAGH, Tantalum, and The Art of Touring. She’s taught at girls’ rock camps in Portland and New York, and played drums and keyboards “in a long string of relatively short-lived bands, and I continue to instigate communal, de-skilled music making whenever possible.” Website:http://www.girlstothefront.com/ Tumblr: http://saramarcus.tumblr.com/

If you are unable to attend, please consider donating to: http://www.girlsrockcampalliance.org/

To learn more about Girls Rock Camp Boston: http://girlsrockboston.org/

Papercut will be open with a number of our favorite Riot Grrrl and related zines on display to browse during the event, so be sure to check us out while you are there! We will also have a few copies of the zines made by Girls Rock Campers in 2010 and 2011 during Papercut’s workshops.

(Facebook event here)

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Nov 12th, 2012

New Membership Cards Are IN! Renew Today.

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Thanks so much to Brian Connolly, who does the Nothing Mattress comic, for designing the new cards :)

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Oct 29th, 2012

Closed today!

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Due to hurricane Sandy, Lorem Ipsum and Papercut will both be closed today! Sorry for the inconvenience, see ya’ll Friday for our regular hours.

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Oct 15th, 2012

Recap of our benefit show last Friday

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Photo by Larry Wentworth, http://www.larrywentworth.com/

I’d like to thank all the bands as well as everybody who attended our benefit show this past Friday! It was an amazing event — all of the bands sounded great and the turnout could not have been better. After helping the bands out with gas money, the show ended up raising over $500 for the Zine Library!

*For those who couldn’t attend, here’s where you can check out the bands:

Shook Ones, Tigers Jaw, Save Ends, Maura

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Oct 8th, 2012

Benefit Show this Friday! +New Merch

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Special thanks to Dustin (Disposable America)!
He designed a great poster for our benefit show on Friday and also made some new buttons which will be available at the show.

(Facebook Event Page)

Aaaaand our new buttons:

*Buttons will also be available by mailorder for any non-local Papercut fans & friends in the next few weeks.

Hope to see you all this weekend!

  • Author: kimberly
  • Published: Sep 23rd, 2012

Comics Event

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Sunday, September 23 — Readings by local comic artists and discussion about the intersections of indie comic and zine communities to gear up for MICE next weekend! See the facebook event here.

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