#librarian weekly feature

Ancestry, Athenaeums, and Americana: 6 of the Oldest Libraries in Providence, RI

Feast your eyes on these photos of the oldest libraries in Providence, Rhode Island.

My Workplace Joined the Fine-Free Library Movement (And Here’s What I Learned)

The realities -- the good, the challenging, and the great -- of going fine-free in libraries from a public librarian.

The Value of the Book Cover: My Favorite Way to Discover Books in Libraries

A reader and library secretary on the value of book covers in libraries, and how they often help her discover books quickly.

7 Instagram Accounts to Follow if You’re a School Librarian

Don't sleep on these Instagram accounts for school librarians to follow, from accounts by publishers to librarians to authors.

6 Romances Featuring Librarians In Love

These romance books about librarians really dig into the work that librarians do, and give them a well-deserved Happily Ever After.

For the Love of Virtual Library Events

While all of us have missed visiting our local libraries, many have graced us with wonderful virtual library events and experiences.

A Brief History of Reading is Fundamental

If you're a bookish person in the U.S., you've probably heard of Reading is Fundamental. Get a brief history on the literacy program here.

Tales of a Library Unicorn: A Magic Spell to Find Any Kid a Book

This librarian has some magic tricks that'll help you find the right books for any young library patron, including reluctant readers.

Summer Tasks to Prepare You for Fall School Library Reopenings

Some school libraries will be reopening in the fall, and this librarian has some tips to prepare you for book events, shelving, and more.

10 Famous Libraries From Movies and TV

While you might not recognize the names of all these famous libraries from movies and TV, you've probably seen them on the screen.