Urban Insider: Bibliophile
Photo Credit: @strandbookstore
Indulge in gifts for your inner librarian.
This sweet stoneware bird may not look like a night owl, but she’ll stay up far past her bedtime to ensure that your specs stay safe and secure while you sleep. Before you settle in for the night, perch your glasses on her generously sized beak and she’ll be sure to keep a watchful eye over them until you rise the next day. Handmade by Karen and Stephen Steininger in Iowa.
Do you love your librarian? Want to show them some love? Well show them know with this forest green, cotton/poly blend crew neck sweatshirt, which features “I love my librarian” on the front. Throw this on and hit your favorite library.
Enjoy a lovely graphic dial watch from your friends at Whimsical Watches. The perfect combination of visual presentation and accurate timekeeping, this watch is a conversation starter that won’t quit.
This unisex one pice baby bodysuit make great gift for newborns, babies, infants, baby showers and expectant moms.
The ultimate journal and resource for book and list lovers, My Bibliofile includes checklists of recommended reading, activities, and entry pages for recording all of the books you’ve read and making note of the books you want to read. Recommended reading lists from a variety of reputable sources (Pulitzer Prize, Man Booker, and National Book Award winners, Oprah’s Book Club picks, Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels, BBC’s Best Novels, etc.), as well as lists of favorite titles for various genres (horror, sci-fi, detective fiction, international classics, etc.) mean you’ll never have to wonder “What should I read next?”
Inspiring compassion, love, and generosity, this painting by Rose Henges features a sprawling, hand-lettered Emily Dickenson quote. Rose’s original watercolor painting is reprinted in gorgeous detail, preserving the vivid colors and empowering message. Designed in Missouri. Printed and framed in Portland, Oregon.
Quote reads, “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; if I can ease one life the aching, or cool one pain, or help one fainting robin unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.”