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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.

Lockdown Librarian: Ways to Connect to Your Patrons

Here are a few ways one school librarian has been reaching out to students, for possible use and adoption at your library or school.

Reading Time: The Importance of the Prison Library

On the importance of prison libraries to people who are incarcerated, and on the policies and backlash against stripping access to library resources.

Macmillan Walks Back Ebook Embargo

Macmillan Publishers has announced they will return to the library ebook pricing model that was in place October 31, 2019.