Help the Read/Write Library, a small community library, raise $5,000 to replace stolen book bike, the BiblioTreka!
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This campaign started on Jan 30 and closed on March 21, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on March 21, 2014
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  • $45USD
    BiblioTreka Tote Bag!

    Get a tote bag silk screened with artwork depicting the BiblioTreka, we'll even fill it up with bookmarks, zines, the sound collage and a pin!

    24 out of 100 claimed

  • $5USD
    Big Time Thank-You!

    You'll get a thank you shout-out on our social media--Twitter, Facebook and even Tumblr.

    6 claimed

  • $10USD
    Hand Printed Thank-you Card!

    Get a specially-designed BiblioTreka thank-you card hand-printed by a Read/Write Library volunteer!

    9 claimed

  • $15USD
    Bookmarks and buttons!

    You will get a Read/Write Library bookmark and a new BiblioTreka button!

    9 out of 200 claimed

  • $25USD
    Read/Write Zines!

    Get your own copy of the BiblioTreka Safety Guide zine and the 2013 Annual Report (we promise it's more fun than it sounds!), as well as a bookmark and button.

    16 claimed

  • $35USD
    Sounds of Chicago Collage!

    This sound collage of field recordings and excerpts from historical recordings will bring the sounds and stories of the city to you!

    10 claimed


    Quimby's Gift Certificate!

    We'll add a $15 gift certificate to Quimby's Bookstore to your tote bag, along with the sound collage, button, and zines!

    3 out of 3 claimed


    Study Zine on Any Topic!

    A diligent Read/Write Librarian will thoroughly research the topic of your choice and present the findings to you in an informative and attractive zine!

    1 out of 1 claimed

  • $75USD
    Personalized Zine!

    A talented Read/Write Library zinester volunteer will create a personalized, custom, one-of-a-kind zine just for you!

    0 out of 2 claimed


    Tickets to STACKS!

    Two lucky donors will get free entry to STACKS! our famous soul librarian dance party fundraiser this summer! (As well as the tote bag filled with swag.)

    2 out of 2 claimed


    Workshop at Spudnik Press!

    Ten lucky donors will get to take part in a screenprinting workshop at the estimable Spudnik Press! (Date/time TBD, but we will work with all the donors to make sure it works for you!)

    10 out of 10 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Personalized Pop-Up Library!

    We'll bring part of the Read/Write collection to you, within the Chicago city limits. We'll choose materials from our collection to suit your theme, location, or event and staff the pop-up library for up to 3 hours.

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Self Preservation Workshop!

    Have a collection you're worried about keeping pristine? We'll find experts and information and develop a personalized workshop to teach you DIY preservation and conservation techniques for your stuff! (Online workshops available for those outside of Chicago.)

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $2,000USD
    BiblioTreka Naming Rights!

    Have you ever wanted to see your name in lights? How about painted on the side of a cargo bike bringing Chicago-related print materials to communities all over the city?

    0 out of 1 claimed

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