#Libraries

5 Lessons Learned After Working at My Childhood Library

Here are five sometimes strange lessons from working at my childhood library that I will hold close and carry with me wherever I wander.

The Best Places to Find Library Jobs

From the types of library jobs available to the best places to search for those jobs, this is where to start your search.

How Do Rural Libraries Serve Patrons?

All libraries are essential, but especially in rural communities, libraries play a significant role in delivering education and resources.

Great Library Displays and How Effective They Are

Explore what makes for a good library display and what makes them effective (with tons of ideas!).

School Librarian Population Declines by 20% In Last Decade

A new study shows 20% drop in school librarians, and it's the schools that need them the most that are losing them.

Knowledge and Power: Real and Fictional Librarians Leading Resistance

These factual and fictional librarians have done the crucial, dangerous work of protecting knowledge and freedom of thought.

School Summer Reading Lists: A Brief and Nerdy History

School summer reading lists originated in the 19th century. Why did they begin and how have they evolved over time? Read on to find out!

Demolishing Public Libraries From The Inside: Niles Public Library Is a Warning

The Niles-Maine Public Library in suburban Chicago is being destroyed from the inside by politically-conservative Board officials.

The NYPL is Giving Away Free Summer Book Kits

The summer book kits are tailored to kids and teens, and will be available starting July12.

6 Ways Libraries Support Communities During the Summer

How libraries and librarians support their local communities during the summer, from food distribution to serving as cooling centers.