Libraries vs. the Cost of Living Crisis

Llibraries are well-placed to help people deal with some aspects of financial pressure. One Rioter shares how libraries are helping in the cost of living crisis.

Books For a Rainy Day: 9 Cozy Fiction Books Set In Libraries

If you're looking for some comforting reads this fall, check out these cozy novels about libraries, from mystery to romance to fantasy.

Why Animals Belong in the Library

Animals aren't usually allowed in libraries, but one Rioter explores how some have used animals to help both readers and the library itself.

Libraries Under Attack (Again): The Backlash Against Drag Queen Story Hour in the UK

Libraries in the UK are facing attacks again - this time from anti-LGBTQ+ protesters attempting to stop popular Drag Queen Story Hours.

The Mental Health Benefits of Playing Dungeons and Dragons

Playing D&D in the library has so many benefits, not only for the students, but for the adult who runs the program.

Authors and Libraries: How Does Working in a Library Help a Writing Career?

Perhaps unsurprisingly, some of your favorite authors have worked in libraries at some point in their careers.

Libraries Save Lives: 8 Horror Movies and TV Shows Where Research Happens at the Library

Is there anything you can't find at a library? These 10 scenes from horror movies and TV shows prove that libraries save lives.

8 Mystery/Thriller Novels to Make You Ask When Libraries and Bookstores Got So Sus

We know and love the magic and power of the library and the bookstore. But...what happens when things go sideways in them?

6 Times Late Lost Library Books Found Their Way Home

Better late than never, right? These lonely library books made it back home eventually—it just took 40+ years.

How Local Libraries Help Welcome Refugees

One Rioter explores how local libraries can support refugees and asylum seekers, and help them navigate and negotiate a new town or city.