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LibraryReads So White, or Why Librarians Need to Do Better

Since their creation, the Library Reads lists have only recommended 5.8% authors of color.

House Votes to Give Some Powers of Librarian of Congress to Donald Trump

Congress voted to cut the powers of the first African American Librarian of Congress and give some of her powers to Donald Trump.

I Love My Librarian: Romances in Library Land

Romances set in libraries for National Library Week!

“I Can’t Return It if I Haven’t Read It” : Library Myths Busted!

We're busting myths about the library to celebrate National Library Week!

Dispatches from Library Land: November 2016

Book Riot's librarians discuss 25 jobs you can do with a library degree, a rad librarian who's speaking up about the disability community in libraries, happy birthday to the Library of Congress, and more.

Dispatches from Library Land: October 2016

Book Riot's librarians discuss a library's tribute to Pulse, the arrest of a librarian who defended free speech, the attack on diversity in Children's books, and more.

Libraries: My Home Away From Home

One Rioter reminisces about all the times libraries have been her home away from home.

Dispatches from Library Land: September 2016

Book Riot's librarians discuss a library that suggests books based on tattoos, LGBT books in the kids section, libraries with musical instruments, and more.

How Bookstagramming Returns Made me a Better Librarian

How monitoring book returns at a school library using social media made a librarian better at his job.

I Can’t Even with Librarians Who Don’t Read Diversely

On librarians' responsibility to read, and read widely and diversely, in order to serve the public.

Dispatches from Library Land: August 2016

Book Riot's librarians discuss Syria's secret free library, a library that operates in two countries at once, Australia's yearly Reading Hour, and more.

Why Public Libraries Should Support Black Lives Matter

Resources and reasons for librarians to support Black Lives Matter.

“Welcome To Valhalla,” a Panel Report

Thomas discusses the challenges and opportunities for lady-identifying comics librarians in a panel report on Valhalla from ALA Annual 2016.

Dispatches from Library Land: July 2016

This month Book Riot's librarians discuss a fired library cat, the first African American Librarian of Congress still isn't confirmed, a library waives $600,000 in kids' fines, and more.

100 Must-Read Books about Libraries & Bookstores

Here's a list of 100 (!) books about libraries and bookstores, including fiction and history.