A librarian points out the accurate portrayals of librarians and library work--and, i.e., common misunderstandings--in the film, THE PUBLIC.
Behold: The mystery of public library collection development, finally revealed in all of its grandeur and majesty. Leave your classics at home.
Whether you're in the UK or elsewhere, there are actionable things you can do to help support your local public library.
When libraries help people in cold weather, they become a critical service for teens, the elderly, and unsheltered people.
Bedbugs in public libraries are becoming routine. Luckily, there are a few things that librarians can do to stop them...starting with preparation.
Libraries do so much for so many, but what about the economic evidence of these benefits? Learn about the return on investment of libraries.
Having visited 112 libraries in six different countries and many different settings, one reader has a few observations of note.
Public libraries have long been viewed as vital community spaces. But what does that really mean?
Skeletons, prom dresses, dogs, and dulcimers -- these are just some of the weird things you could check out from your local library.
Authors write love letters to public libraries as part of a public library's 10th birthday celebration in Nova Scotia Canada.
There are better ways to encourage patrons to return items on time.
On the complex layers of the spaces in a public library.
A Rioter reflects on five years of researching public libraries and what they mean to her.
Creating book displays at public libraries: a seemingly mundane task that is actually quite a responsibility.