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10 Awesome (and Awful) Librarians in Literature

There are some phenomenal librarians to be found in fiction — and a few duds. Here are 10 of the best fictional librarians in literature.

Libraries Are Under Attack Because They Are Anti-Fascist

Historically, public libraries have been targets for fascists, and today's libraries are inherently against what fascism stands for.

Library Displays I Want To Try in My Elementary School Library

Creating library displays has fallen to the wayside for me, but no more! Here are some of the library display ideas I plan to try this year.

Ways High School Librarians Can Foster Critical Thinking

Critical thinking skills need to be taught, just like reading, writing, and math. Here's how high school librarians can foster these skills.

11+ Things U.S. Public Libraries Offer That You Might Not Know About

From passport services to staff social workers, here are tons of things U.S. public libraries offer that you might not know about.

How to Get Involved with Your Local Library

Libraries need our support now more than ever. Here are some of the ways you can volunteer and give back to help your local library.

How to Support Your Library in the Wake of Rising Fascism

We are all aware that libraries across the United States are under attack. Here are some ways you can help.

How School Librarians Can Survive the Fourth Quarter

Fellow educators, we are almost there. Here are my tips for getting through this last quarter of the school year.

The Most Memorable Libraries in Fiction

These fictional libraries will stay with you long after you turn the final page and make you wish some (but not all!) of them were real.

The Difference Between Academic and Pleasure Reading, and Why It Matters For Kids

Celebrating the difference between academic reading and pleasure reading helps students see what role reading might play in their lives.