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School Libraries and Their Fight Against Fake News

A school librarian talks about how he teaches students to think critically about fake news on the internet.

Looking for a Great Middle Grade Book? Try #BookMatch

#BookMatch is a great new way to find read-alikes for students ages 9 and up in the library or at home or in the bookshop!

I Lost My Dream Job: Keeping Library Vibes Alive in Hard Times

How one librarian is creating her happiness and reminding herself that she's still a librarian after losing her dream job.

Boats, Bread, and Biblioburros: Unusual Libraries Around the World

Explore libraries that have unusual collections, exist in strange places, or use novel modes of transportation to deliver books to readers.

Literary Characters Who Would Make Great Librarians

These characters who would make great librarians have the right stuff for the job, including a curious mind and a commitment to community.

6 Famous Libraries That Were Tragically Destroyed

Six libraries through history which have been destroyed and the history behind them.

A Social Media Strategy for Libraries

A school librarian shares five ways that librarians can use social media to reach new users and engage their audience.

Libraries Most Mysterious: 8 Books About Magical and Mysterious Libraries

Prepare your biggest mug of cocoa, cocoon yourself under many blankets, and bury your nose in one of these books about magical libraries.

The Most Popular Under-The-Radar Books in U.S. Libraries: July–September 2020

Take a peek at the most popular under-the-radar books in public libraries across the United States for the 2020 third quarter.

10 Inclusive Children’s Holiday Books for the Most Wonderful Storytimes of the Year

If you're looking for some great, seasonal story time reads for kids, check out these inclusive children's holiday books.

“Is That All You Do?” Self-Promotion as a School Librarian

If you're a school librarian looking to educate others on what you do and how you do it, check out this list of ideas for self promotion.

50+ Alternative Careers for Librarians

50+ "non-traditional" careers for library science grads, from research and information management to web design and nonprofit work.

Why Are Chicago Public Libraries Still Open Amid Soaring COVID Rates?

Demand an explanation for why Chicago Public Libraries are open to in-person services while COVID positivity rates soar above 15%.

Encouraging Reading for Pleasure While the World is on Fire

Here's how one librarian is encouraging students who may be struggling with current events to read for pleasure.

5 Favorite Fictional Librarians From Children’s Media

We can't resist a good depiction of librarians! Check out these fictional librarians for kids, and bonus real-life librarians.