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10 June New Releases To Put On Hold at the Library Right Now

Buzzy June new releases you'll want to put on hold at the library sooner rather than later.

Keeping Your Personal Library Collection…at the Public Library

Through the magic of communal ownership everyone can enjoy a fabulous, big personal library like the Beast's--and we don't even have to do the work to maintain it!

Support Your Library During National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week with millions of others by visiting you local library and promoting their great programs and services.

Let’s Celebrate National Library Week!

It's the American Library Association's National Library Week, and we're celebrating by throwing love at libraries this week.

Kindle Fire Giveaway for National Library Week!

It's National Library Week, and to celebrate we're giving away Kindle you can load with ebooks borrowed from your public library!

A Love Letter to the Library Hold System

One reader's love letter to the public library hold system that has provided her so many great pieces of literature over the years.

50 of Our Favorite Library Quotes About How Awesome Libraries Are

A public library is the most democratic thing in the world. What can be found there has undone dictators and tyrants. –Doris Lessing

I’m Not a Superhero: The Stress of Library Work

Librarians are often seen as community superheroes, but the increasing stress of library work can take a negative toll on our mental health, and it can prevent us from talking about our jobs and our personal needs honestly.

Weird Stuff People Say to Librarians (and the Things I Do Not Say in Response)

Weird stuff people say to librarians, and the responses one librarian keeps to herself.

Breaking My Library Habit and Reading My Own Books

Have your library holds ever overwhelmed your reading life? How do you push back the allure of new, free books to read the backlog of books you already own?