Judging a Book Cover by Its Color

When you look at your shelves, do you see a dominant color scheme? Dive into the world of book cover colors and what they may denote.

The History of the Bookworm

The earliest documented appearance of the word bookworm, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is in 1580.

It Takes a Village: How School Librarians Support Virtual Learning

School librarians are finding innovative ways to support virtual learning, stepping up to meet challenges in unprecedented times.

Toni Morrison: 10 Facts About the Incomparable Author

Honoring her life, legacy, and the words she left behind. This is a deep dive into who Toni Morrison was.

10 Tidbits About Libraries for Visually Impaired and Print Disabled People

Get to know the work and services of libraries for the visually impaired and print disabled people around the world.

9 Of The Best Japanese History Books

If you’re eager to learn more about this fascinating country, these Japanese history books, including The Bells of Old Tokyo by Anna Sherman, are good ones to start with.

The History of the Spelling Bee

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is a national tradition. But what fascinates us about middle-schoolers spelling?

An A–Z Guide to the Parts of a Book

An A to Z guide to the internal and external parts of a book to broaden your knowledge and up your trivia bank.

Ex Libris: A History of Bookplates

Ever heard the term "ex libris?" Dive into the history of bookplates and how they help collectors track history.

The Most Commonly Assigned Books In U.S. Colleges

What are the most commonly assigned books in college courses across the USA and what do they say about who is and isn't being seen?