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Random Observations of a Former Fine Arts Library Page

In honor of National Library Week, here a few observations I've made in my time working at my university's fine arts library.

ALA Announces 2017’s Top 10 Most-Challenged Books

The ALA shares last year's most-challenged books, including two by men who have been accused of sexual misconduct.

Genderqueerness in the Library

A reader recounts “Genderful! Exploring Gender Through Art,” presented by the Brooklyn Public Library, and writes about the impact and importance of events around genderqueerness in public libraries.

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