Anna Gooding-Call

Anna Gooding-Call is a librarian and writer originally from rural central New York. She got her BA in the city that inspired "The Twilight Zone" and confirms that the hitchhikers really are weird there. Today, she lives in Massachusetts with her wife and two cats.

How Libraries Are Dealing With Bedbugs

Bedbugs in public libraries are becoming routine. Luckily, there are a few things that librarians can do to stop them...starting with preparation.

How to Become a Librarian

If you want to know how to become a librarian, then you're in the right place. I've been a librarian for 10 years. Here's what I know.

Great Noir By Women

Love noir, but want to read more female authors? We feel ya! Check out our list of great noir by women to get your hardbitten mystery on.

9 Books That You Didn’t Know Started as NaNoWriMos

You probably know of a few books that started as NaNoWriMos, but you might not know these titles that were low key NaNoWriMo projects.

What To Do About Book Person Spam

Book related spam is a real thing. If you want to tame your inbox, you must first understand why it's chock-full - and what's worth keeping.

NaNoWriMo Variations You Have To Try

There are NaNoWriMo variations for almost every taste and month. In case November isn't crazy enough for you, let us introduce you to NaNo's cousins.

8 Of The Best Thanksgiving Cookbooks

Seeking the best Thanksgiving cookbooks? We can give you eight delectable options! Let's face it: a holiday about sharing is going to have lots of winners.

Release Your Inner NaNoWriMo Rebel

A NaNoWriMo rebel is born every minute. Embrace the chaos within, seize your inspiration, and write unfettered by rules! Here's how you do it.

The Chicago Teachers’ Union Strike May Abandon School Librarians

The Chicago Teachers' Union Strike may ultimately leave school librarians behind. Two Chicago Public School librarians explain why that's a bad deal.

Superhero Book Folding For Crafty Geeks

Superhero book folding is your answer to all those spare books that you want to look like Iron Man's mask. They're also cool as heck.