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7 Ways Libraries Are Combatting the Opioid Crisis

Anti-opioid programming is important for inclusion, awareness, and even life-saving. Here are 7 ways libraries are combatting the opioid crisis.

Rambling in the London Library

Take a tour of the London Library via a reader who overcame anxiety about the austere place to take an in-person tour and consider membership.

Stunning Photographs of FSA Libraries in the 1940s

Fascinating vintage eye candy for library lovers--from Farm Security Administration!

My Body is Ready for the Citadel Library

Let's geek out about the Citadel Library in Game of Thrones!

5 Libraries That Should Have Been Cast in Beauty and the Beast

5 gorgeous libraries that should totally have been cast in the new Beauty and the Beast live action remake!

The Floating Libraries of Minnesota and New York

To check out books at most libraries, all you need is a library card — but this isn’t any ordinary ...

Cool Bookish Places: Conarte Children’s Library

Kids these days, you guys. They have all the cool things. Like when I was a young ‘un and wanted ...

Finding Libraries in Unexpected Places

We usually think about libraries as staid and steady buildings, safely immobile on our city streets. Like, say, this rather ...

4 Bitchin’ Bookish Places in Britain

If you read English and enjoy books—which I’m guessing you do, because you’re reading this—then Britain is your motherland of ...

Miniature Libraries

Earlier this month, Derek wrote about The Smallest Book in the World (and Other Really Little Books). Everyone loves the ...

“What’s a Library?” : Patrons Share How Libraries Changed Their Lives

It’s been a wild few days in the librariosphere. (What? That’s what I’ve decided to call it. Shut up.). Last ...

Which DOCTOR WHO Library Is the Best DOCTOR WHO Library?

As a fellow Rioter noted recently, the Doctor is a literary hero. He’s also a library hero. Libraries pop up again ...

Cool Bookish Places: The Library of Parliament, Canada

Most bibliophiles probably have an idea of what their ideal library looks like, but don’t get the chance to actually ...

A Ludicrously Luxurious Law Library

Library architecture/design these days is all about glass and steel, about clean lines and sans serif fonts. Don’t get me ...

Beijing’s Breathtaking Stick and Glass Library

How do you create a breathtakingly modern reading space that doesn’t compete with the natural wooded beauty of rural Beijing? ...