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Summer Reading Programs for Kids Made Me Feel Invincible

For a non-athletic kid, summer reading programs were a way of getting competitive and testing the limits of one's abilities.

Knowledge and Power: Real and Fictional Librarians Leading Resistance

These factual and fictional librarians have done the crucial, dangerous work of protecting knowledge and freedom of thought.

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.

A History of Racism in American Public Libraries

A deep dive into the history of racism in American public libraries, including the effects of Jim Crow laws and racism in libraries today.

6 Ways to Support Your Local Library During Library Lovers Month

Did you know February is Library Lovers Month? Check out these ways to support your local library all year long.

10 Tidbits About Libraries for Visually Impaired and Print Disabled People

Get to know the work and services of libraries for the visually impaired and print disabled people around the world.

6 Famous Libraries That Were Tragically Destroyed

Six libraries through history which have been destroyed and the history behind them.

Why Librarians Are Not Childcare

Even at the best of times, librarians are not childcare. Here's why.

A Little Library Life: On Finding Sanctuary in On-Campus Libraries

One reader on finding solace and sanctuary in college libraries as a transfer student.

Do You Need a Library Science Degree to Work in a Library?

Want to work in a library without an MLS degree? Here's how.