#Libraries

Public Libraries Aren’t Essential Services

The pandemic is showing the holes in social safety nets across the U.S., but public libraries aren't the answer to those problems.

New Year’s Resolutions for School Librarians

I hope you'll find something in this list to help make the next part of the school year a little lighter, simpler, or more exciting.

Is Your Fave Public Librarian Feeling Blue? 9 Books That Celebrate Librarians

If you are looking to cheer up a tired librarian in your life, here is a list of titles that will make them feel appreciated and valued.

8 of the Most Unique Little Free Libraries

Free Little Libraries are delightful to find but some creators take them to a new level. Here are eight unique free little libraries.

The Most Popular Books in U.S. Libraries in 2021

Here are the titles most frequently checked out from U.S. libraries in 2021, including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.

Searching For My Ideal Number Of Library Books

Is there a personal ideal number of library books to borrow at one time? A reader muses about that sweet spot.

How To Run A Book Award In Your School Library

If you want to start holding an annual book award as a school librarian, here are some tips from a pro!

Ancestry, Athenaeums, and Americana: 6 of the Oldest Libraries in Providence, RI

Feast your eyes on these photos of the oldest libraries in Providence, Rhode Island.

Book Fair Bonanza: Five Tips To Make Your Book Fair Run Smoothly

School book fairs are a source of nostalgia for book lovers, but they're also a lot of work to run. Here are some tips that will help.

Why Library Staff Don’t (or Shouldn’t) Comment on Your Library Checkouts

Commenting on library checkouts is a violation of the patron-library contract. Here's why your library shouldn't be doing it.