The Sacramento Public Library’s alt library programming engages individuals in their 20s and 30s and, in turn, the newly formed alt library Friends advocates and fundraises for the library.
Nowhere was this more apparent than at New York Comic Con’s speed dating event.Prejudices that plague the wider dating market are checked at the door: Asian men—who don’t fare well by Ok Cupid’s metrics—are a highly sought after commodity, possibly due to anime and Japanese dramas finally showing Asian male characters as objects of desire rather than derision. Today I am, because I make the rules and I can change them if I want to. Uh, because I went speed dating this week, and chances are, you're probably curious about what that is/whether it was fun and if you should try it, and I've got your back. (Note: I've taken measures to protect the some of the innocent, stupid, and/or ridiculous people I met last night. Also, this story involves complete strangers, and therefore, is unlikely to come back to haunt me.Surprisingly though, it can be notoriously hard to meet people.
But have no fear - Skiddle is awash with dating events taking place in the big smoke, as more and more people aim to combat the fact that it can be tricky to connect with new people in such a hectic city.To better serve people in their 20s and 30s, the alt library programming initiative was formed.Consisting of on-going programming, a blog ( a meetup group ( and a book club that reads cult fiction and meets in bars and coffee shops, alt library attempts to reach the 20s and 30s audience with programming and marketing designed specifically for them.The people who attend conventions catering to geeks—like the bustling celebration of video games, graphic novels, and anime that was last month’s New York Comic Con—don’t have the best reputations in the wider culture.Straight male devotees are generally portrayed as awkward, socially inept, and pervy, a strange hybrid of None of these stereotypes are completely false (e.g.The options are endless - you're bound to find the right setting for you.