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Librarians in Phoenix Become Healthcare Workers

With no city public health department, the City of Phoenix repurposes librarians as public health workers.

Take the Ultimate Library Trivia Quiz and Test Your Bookish Knowledge

How library savvy are you? Test your knowledge of one of our favorite bookish places by taking the ultimate library trivia quiz.

Amid a Pandemic and Information Crisis, FL Library Funding Demolished

A line-item veto by Governor DeSantis in Florida demolishes funding for online learning and information accesss.

An Invisible Threat: Compassion Fatigue in Libraries

When both the customers and the staff are suffering as a result of compassion fatigue in libraries, it is essential we do something. Now is the time.

How To Start An Online Book Club From The Library

Steps for starting an online library book club, or converting an existing one that’s been on hiatus, while we wait for the ability to meet in person again.

Librarians and the Power of Social Media

A reader considers how social media has given libraries a new tool for community engagement, outreach, and promotion.

Jefferson Davis House to Lose Literary Landmark Designation

Taking a look at literary landmarks, their designation, and the recent rescinding of the Literary Landmark status of Jefferson Davis' house.

8 Great Picture Books Written by Librarians

Who better to write books than the book experts? Check out some excellent picture books written by librarians for their tiniest patrons.

What Makes a Good Summer Reading Program?

We're talking to library staff about how libraries are working to plan for summer reading programs despite the limitations caused by a global pandemic.

Authors, Austerity and the UK’s Save Our Libraries Campaign

The UK's Save Our Libraries campaign, spearheaded by librarians and authors, began nearly 10 years ago - but has it achieved its goal of stopping closures?

Website Building Resources for School Librarians

A school librarian talks about the importance of building and maintaining a digital space and suggests website resources for school librarians.

How Public Libraries Are Handling Summer Reading During COVID-19

Find out how some libraries are shifting summer reading programs into digital spaces, maintaining their communities, and learning from the process.

Essential Until We’re Not: An Angry Librarian On the Disregard for Library Staff Safety

A library worker on the dangers librarians face as people in positions of power demand they return to work with little concern for library staff safety.

Back to Borrowing: Regaining a Love for the Library

How one reader who thought she had grown out of borrowing books regained a passion for using the local library.

Chicago Public Library Calls Staff Back to Work, Plans Full Reopen June 1

Chicago Public Library calling back staff endangers them -- as much as opening for scaled-down regular service June 1 endangers its communities.