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Authors for Black Voices Auction Will Benefit Racial Justice Organizations

The Authors for Black Voices silent auction will raise funds for racial justice initiatives in publishing, education, and literacy.

8 Reasons Book Lovers Need USPS (and How to Save it)

So many elements of the bookish ecosystem depend on the USPS; here are eight reasons why booklovers should be concerned with its preservation.

NYC Child Care Plan Includes Using Libraries

The NYC plan to provide education to 1 million students in the fall includes creating 100,000 "learning lab" seats in libraries and other community spaces.

Will You Join The Sealey Challenge?

Participate in #TheSealeyChallenge by reading a poetry chapbook or full-length collection a day for 31 days, and share your reads with the hashtag.

2020 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for the 2020 Booker Prize has been announced.

A New Role for Little Free Libraries

Taking a look at some of the helpers who are turning their Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries to help neighbors in need during the pandemic.

As Bookstores Reopen, Stores Seek Safe Practices

As bookstores reopen, owners are prioritizing safety for employees and customers above all else. Find out what's happening from the sources.

Librarians in Phoenix Become Healthcare Workers

With no city public health department, the City of Phoenix repurposes librarians as public health workers.

What Anti-Racism Books Were Americans Requesting At Their Libraries?

The most popular anti-racism books in American digital library collections from March to April 2020.

Amid a Pandemic and Information Crisis, FL Library Funding Demolished

A line-item veto by Governor DeSantis in Florida demolishes funding for online learning and information accesss.