The Macabre Librarian is a Quad Cities-based pop-up vendor & online store featuring book crafts & esoteric reads. This shop brought Blind Dates with a Book to the QC area in pop-up form in 2022. Among our goals are giving new life to forgotten materials, improving personal well-being with book-related self care, and celebrating each person as a unique reader.
Nikki Steinbaugh has been a bookseller and library worker for a cumulative 15 years. Her favorite moments in life are when she can connect to others through reading and writing, and her goal is to join as many people as she can with the books that are meant to find them. When she is not knee-deep in her TBR list, you can find her cooking, snuggling with her pet bunnies & tortoises, or decorating her old house. Her favorite book is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
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