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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

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