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18 Weird Things You Can Borrow From Your Local Library

Skeletons, prom dresses, dogs, and dulcimers -- these are just some of the weird things you could check out from your local library.

Authors’ Love Letters to Public Libraries

Authors write love letters to public libraries as part of a public library's 10th birthday celebration in Nova Scotia Canada.

Library Late Fines Are Not Helping Anyone

There are better ways to encourage patrons to return items on time.

Seeing the Library as a Geographer Would

On the complex layers of the spaces in a public library.

Public Libraries: A Love Letter

A Rioter reflects on five years of researching public libraries and what they mean to her.

Public Library Book Displays, Diversity, and Responsibility

Creating book displays at public libraries: a seemingly mundane task that is actually quite a responsibility.

Coffee Cups and Time Capsules: Cool Things in Public Libraries

Awesome programs and extras found in public libraries.

On the Importance of Story Time

Dispatches from Library Land: June 2016

Cool projects, innovative programs, awesome people, and important news happening right now in libraries.

Library Summer Reading Programs… For Adults

A spotlight on library summer reading programs across the country...for grown-ups!