A History of Library Hand

Librarians sought a standard and uniform way to write in the late 1800s. Here's a history of library hand and what it looked like.

What Are Libraries Doing for National Library Card Sign-Up Month?

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Let's take a look at some of the activities librarians have in store this month.

Racism in the Dewey Decimal System

Racism in the Dewey Decimal System? Unfortunately, it's true. Despite attempts to decolonize it, problems remain.

Billions of Dollars in Library Funding Hang in the Balance During Congressional Budget Negotiations

Here's how library advocates are fighting for increased federal funding--and what you can do to help.

Advocate For A Public Good: Library Fundraising Ideas

Help make your library continue being what it is with these ideas for library fundraising.

There’s No Place Like Libraries: A Personal History of Library Use

From school libraries to big city libraries and small town ones, this is one Rioter's journey through the important libraries of her life.

The 5 Best Libraries to See in Cambridge

Cambridge has over 100 libraries, so here are some (subjective) recommendations for the best ones to start with.

Quiz: What Novel Set in a Library Should You Read Next?

Take this quiz to find your next read set in a library. (Or more realistically, the next book for you to add to your unending TBR list!)

7 U.S. Libraries and Collections Named After Trailblazing Women

Most libraries are named after men, but here are 7 U.S. libraries and collections named after women that are worth celebrating.

The Most Popular In-Demand Books in US Libraries: April – July 2021

The most uniquely popular books in US libraries in Q2 of 2021 included A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire, Ace, and Demon Slayer.