Bay Area artists, writers, designers, architects, archivists, librarians, and other curious people shared talks on location-related topics, illustrated by content from the library's collection.
We packed the library every month. Everyone brought snacks, stayed late chatting, and we raised funds for speaker stipends by passing the hat.
Starting in 2016 I co-organized with Charlie Macquarie.
Megan Shaw Prelinger and Rick Prelinger were integral project collaborators. They offered more than a space: they created a context.
A full archive is available at placetalks.online