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Blog and Media mentions


“Did You Know? You Can Get Free Coloring Pages From Libraries & Museums,” Apartment Therapy

“TONS of free printable coloring pages from top libraries + museums…but hurry!,” Cool Mom Picks

Get free coloring books from major libraries and museums,” Curbed

“Download Beautiful Coloring Books Created By Famous Museums, Libraries For Free,” DesignTAXI

“#ColorOurCollections Week,” Fine Books & Collections

“#ColorOurCollections – Free Coloring Pages from Museums and Libraries,” Free Technology for Teachers

#ColorOurCollections: Get Free Coloring Pages From Libraries, Archives, and Museums,” GeekMom

“Libraries and Museums are Now Offering Coloring Pages for Free”, Martha Stewart

Elevate Your Coloring With Books From 67 Library Collections,” mental_floss

Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More,” Open Culture

Get out your color pencils, crayons, markers: #colorourcollections comes back,” School Library Journal Blog

#ColorOurCollections Is Back, Turning Your Favorite Cultural Institutions Into Coloring Books,” Smithsonian Magazine


“{a r c h i v e + a r t} #ColorOurCollections, February 1-5,” The Art of Striving

“Friday Links: women in art, cat funerals, and classical Star Wars,” ArtStor

“Enjoy Some “Rarefied” Coloring-Book Pages,” Bookmaking with Kids

Coloring books from libraries & museums for #ColorOurCollections week,” Book Riot

“You Can Now Make Your Own DIY Adult Coloring Book From History’s Most Amazing Book Illustrations,” Bustle

“Download, color – upload, share,” The Curious G

“Reflecting on ColorOurCollections,” Digital Aladore

“#ColorOurCollections,” Ego sum, ego Google

“Color Our Collections via the University of Michigan Libraries,” Emerging Technologies Librarian

“Adult Coloring Books: A Safe Space to Play with Color,” Epoch Times

Getting Medieval With Coloring Books, Faith and Family Media Blog

“Reading museum launches adult colouring book for #colourourcollections campaign,” Get Reading (UK newspaper)

“ColorOurCollections. Des coloriages proposés par les plus grandes bibliothèques au monde,” Les Outils Tice

“Friday Linkubator Roundup | February 1 – 5,” Library as Incubator


“Roundup: Links to a Growing List of Library Coloring Books as “Color Our Collections Week” Begins,” LJ (Library Journal) InfoDocket

“#ColorOurCollections Week 2016,” A Mass of Odds and Ends

“The National Archives Has Released a Coloring Book of Retro Patents,” Mental Floss

“Colour Your World,” Murray’s Review of Medical Journalism

“#colorourcollections,” NNLM NER

“Colouring Old Illustrations,” Open Content Toolkit

“Download Free Coloring Books from World Class Libraries & Museums,” Open Culture

“Inside the Lines,” Palo Alto Online

“Bodleian Library wants you to color their collections!,” party like it’s 1599

“The National Archives released a free coloring book of weird patents,” PopSci

“History and Literature is more fun when you can COLOR it,” The Rolling Book Cart

“What #ColorOurCollections Suggests,” Scholarly Kitchen

“#ColorOurCollections led by the New York Academy of Medicine,” SciArt in America

“It’s #colorourcollections or #colourourcollections week!,” SLJ (School Library Journal)

“Staying in the lines: Adults find creative outlet in coloring books,” Waco Tribune

“#ColorOurCollections is an artistic treat for adults and children,” A Walker in Many Worlds