Dealing mostly with card catalogs repurposed for the home, but some classic library photos have slipped in, as have some "card-catalog-like" storage cabinets. For more about libraries, librarianship, reading, books, or bookshelves, there are separate boards.
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"Immortality," by Jiffy Cat, via Flickr -- "Immortality... Can be found in the card catalog..." at the Providence, Rhode Island, Athenaeum. [See the library here: www.pinterest.com...] Click through to the comments for more information about the handwritten cards in this collection.
Previous pinner: "Love this!" -- SH: Me, too...the oh-so-light pink and aqua card catalog drawers are droolworthy. Photo is no longer in the click-through stream, but you can see the upper left drawers in the lower right corner of this photo of the workshop where these live: www.flickr.com/...
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love the painted storage drawers for my craft studio
love the drawers! Craft room
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Perfect little painted drawers to organize all your crafty things! Also great for sorting different files in the office!
Another photo from "24 Creative Craft Room Storage Ideas," this lovely craft room with the card-catalog-like piece no longer connects at the source given. Love the printer's drawer, too!
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24 Creative Craft Room Storage Ideas
"Ikea drawers and vintage library card storage in the craft room" -- This is from "24 Creative Craft Room Storage Ideas" and the original source is margamarina.blogs...
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24 Creative Craft Room Storage Ideas
"Color Reference Drawers" -- These rather adorable card-catalog-inspired drawers are out of stock at the click-through right now, but expected "in early August" (2015). All white/grey unit, "Dewey Decimal Drawers" (no longer available) can be seen here: www.landofnod.com...
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Color Reference Drawers in Desk Accessories | The Land of Nod. Cute, but this one doesn't hang on the wall like the other one.
I love the idea of these - could do something similar with the shelf/drawers in Ellie's room with different colored bins, maybe? | Color Reference Drawers (The Land of Nod)
me likey! perfect for cute craft room storage! Color Reference Drawers in Desk Storage | The Land of Nod @The Land of Nod
Kids Storage: Colorful Iron Art Caddy in Desk Accessories | The Land of Nod
Colorful drawers were inspired by old card catalogs. And, while adding the set to your kid's room will make you feel cool and hip, admitting that you're old enough to remember card catalogs probably won't. Details, details Nod exclusive Features nine bright drawers in a white frame Each drawer measures 4. 75 x 7. 75 x 3. We ♥ organized chaos tucked neatly in a color coded drawer here at Flip-Pal. A great way to keep kids tidy and always know where their stuff is!
Color Reference Drawers
"Call of the Wild" -- Click through to see details of Jack London's cottage (his ranch is now a state park and museum in Glen Ellen, California). I love everything about this room, but especially the revolving bookcase and the card catalog in the corner. Several other views here: www.flickr.com/...
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Jack London's writing room
Jack London's study. Like the multiple desks, though there aren't too many books here. Natural lighting is nice too.
Previous pinner: "Fall" in love with your library - READ! (Olney Central College - Anderson Library)
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"Fall" in love with your library - READ! (Olney Central College - Anderson Library) - Halloween pumpkins
R-E-A-D do with faux pumpkins as decor over livingroom library space
"Fall" in love with your library. Olney Central...
Card catalog cabinets endure in some smaller libraries, find new uses elsewhere…
"Other uses found for library card catalogs" -- Interesting article at the click-through talking mostly about small libraries where card catalogs still exist. Shown: "Norwell Public Library has an old card catalog cabinet that is used to hold seed packets for a seed-lending program."
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Card catalog cabinets endure in some smaller libraries, find new uses elsewhere - The Boston Globe
" 'It's in the Cards,' an interactive, expanding art exhibit at the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Emory University, features old library catalog cards that have been turned into art and poetry. Students, staff, faculty and members of the community are invited to create new pieces to add to the exhibit at the "It's in the Cards" Art Party, a free event that will include art supplies, snacks and music on April 23  from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Jones Room." -- Shown: "Leaves of Grass" -- Sounds fun; click through for more photos.
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'It's in the Cards' exhibit creates art, poetry from old library catalog cards
"Turn IKEA Cubbies into a Rustic Apothecary Chest -- If you didn’t see the before pictures you’d probably never guess that the rustic apothecary chest on the right was actually made from a basic IKEA cubby console." -- Note: This is not 32 drawers, but the same 8 cubbies plus 2 doors. How-tos and many more photos at source here: sawdust2stitches....
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Turn IKEA Cubbies into a Rustic Apothecary Chest
"The Elusive Card Catalogs and How I Repurposed Mine!" -- Beth at "MakeMePrettyAgain" gives lots of how-tos and photos for the before and after of this hand-crafted herringbone top on this totally redone beautiful card catalog.
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on my list to find one day - vintage card catalog.
Idea for card catalogue top
The Elusive Card Catalogs and How I Repurposed Mine!
"Enoch Pratt Library," by Brian Eden, via Flickr -- "This is an old school card catalog in front of a window on the second floor of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt [Free] Library." -- Another (unpinnable) wider color shot showing more of both the beautiful window and the "Catalogue of Donors" is here: www.flickr.com/...
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Old school cards catalog - Mount Vernon, Baltimore, USA.
"Card Catalog Card Blinds" (!!!!) by Danielle, via Flickr -- Favorite comment on Flickr (by Asaf Billet): "You can take your prizes and go home, ORRRR... you can see what's behind curtain no. 795.4152 !!!" *grins*
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"card catalog," by squiggle. via Flickr