About the Postal History Foundation

We include items from the Postal History Foundation Library's collection in our catalog thanks to a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA grant). Recognized as one of the most significant repositories of philatelic literature in the United States, the library houses a collection of over 30,000 books, journals, catalogs, photos, maps, and other reference items related to […]

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Death, Cataloged

Morbid? Check. Unusual? Check. Painstakingly perfect prose? Check. A memoir unlike any you've ever read? Absolutely. The Suicide Index by Joan Wickersham appealed to two very different sides of me: the one that loves catalogs (naturally, since I work at the library!), and the one that morbidly enjoys grief memoirs. In this National Book Award finalist, Wickersham crafts […]

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Haiku presented by Koo

Koo is a charming panda bear who will melt your heart and tickle your funny bone in this very delightful first introduction into the Japanese form of poetry known as haiku. Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons by author and illustrator, Jon J. Muth, captures the essence of each season with simple haiku and beautiful […]

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