Why Teenagers Need Their Own Library Space

This world isn't designed for anyone under 18. Teen spaces in libraries don't just promote literacy: they give teenagers a voice.

Ways School Libraries Can Make the Most out of ChatGPT

Despite some opposition, AI like ChatGPT is here to stay, but how can school libraries use it to their advantage? One writer explores.

Homeschoolers and Libraries: A Match Made in Heaven

Ask most homeschoolers what’s one resource they can’t live without, and they'll say, “The library!”

Why Don’t Library Professional Programs Require an Ethics Course?

Most people who pursue a master's in library science never have an ethics or law course. Why is that?

The Most Memorable Libraries in Fiction

These fictional libraries will stay with you long after you turn the final page and make you wish some (but not all!) of them were real.

Libraries for the People, EveryLibrary Want to Help You Get Involved With Your Library

How can you take action against book bans and in support of public libraries? Check out new tools from For the People and Every Library.

Texas County Would Rather Close Their Public Library Than Return Banned Books to Shelves

A Texas judge ruled that Llano County violated the First Amendment in its book bans. Now, the library board is voting on closing the library.

Where Does the Cardigan-Wearing Librarian Stereotype Come From?

Where did the stereotype about librarians wearing cardigans come from? Let's explore the history of librarians and cardigans to find out.

The Difference Between Academic and Pleasure Reading, and Why It Matters For Kids

Celebrating the difference between academic reading and pleasure reading helps students see what role reading might play in their lives.

Confessions of a School Librarian: I Read for Pleasure During My Teaching Time

When I read for pleasure during class time, students are not allowed to talk to me or ask for help. I am reading silently, and so are they.