I Was the Library Ghost

One woman's fond recollections of her time as the library ghost and her first job shelving book at her middle school library.

A Roundup of Fierce Fictional Librarians

To celebrate National Library Week, we rounded-up some of our favorite fictional librarians.

How To Hold a Mock Caldecott (And 7 Books I Like for the 2018 Award)

An elementary librarian shares her tips for holding a Mock Caldecott election and books that she (and her students) think might snag the real-life medal for 2018.

15 Good Books For Teens They Recommend Right Now

A high school librarian shares the 15 books his kids won't stop recommending to each other.

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.