The Desk Set

I stumbled upon this group called the Desk Set – the organisers say:

“The Desk Set is a group of New York City area librarians, archivists, bibliophiles and other bookish types who meet informally to explore and enjoy literary resources, connect with like-minded folks, and raise money for institutions who promote literacy.

“Founded in 2006 by Maria Falgoust and Sarah Murphy, the Desk Set???s primary objective is provide a fun and productive community for people who share an interest in books, literacy and libraries. We also aim to introduce people to cultural institutions of note that they may not otherwise get to explore. Our final goal is to raise funds for organizations whose work we admire – places like Books Through Bars, the New Orleans Public Library, Behind the Book and Passages Academy – by throwing parties that raise money and promote awareness.”

I thought what they do looks amazing – if it doesn’t exist in the UK, it should….

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