#library

It’s All in the Cards: How Organizing My Library Is Helping My Brain

Getting life in order: How one Rioter gained much needed peace and clarity when she started to catalog her personal library.

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.

Potential Increase to Library Budget and What You Can Do to Help

President Biden is proposing a much needed increase to the federal budget for library services. Here's what you can do to help it go through.

6 Databases Offered by Public Libraries to Know and Try

From genealogy services to archives of primary resources, discover some of the databases offered by public libraries across the country.

Play in the Elementary School Library

Libraries can provide joy and relief by offering a chance to play. Here are some of my favorite ways to include play in the school library.

Clara Stanton Jones: Librarian and Advocate

On the life and legacy of Carol Stanton Jones, the first Black woman to serve as director of a central public library system in the US.

What Are The Library Freedom Project and Abolitionist Library Association?

What's the Library Freedom Project and what does it do? Learn more about the LFP and how it advocates for patrons’ digital privacy and safety.

There’s No Place Like Libraries: A Personal History of Library Use

From school libraries to big city libraries and small town ones, this is one Rioter's journey through the important libraries of her life.

Quiz: What Novel Set in a Library Should You Read Next?

Take this quiz to find your next read set in a library. (Or more realistically, the next book for you to add to your unending TBR list!)

Library Trips and Read-Alouds: Why I Treasure These Times With My Son

A reader reflects upon the impact of her weekly library visits and read-alouds with her son.