These four modern classics use poetry as a central tool for addressing hard-hitting topics young readers face in their daily lives—grief, abuse, gun violence, racial…View More 6 Famous Libraries That Were Tragically Destroyed
Book Riot is teaming up with Reading Group Gold for a chance to win a stack of books worth talking about! One winner will receive…View More Boats, Bread, and Biblioburros: Unusual Libraries Around the World
I recently spoke at a great conference (virtually, of course) to public librarians on how to get the most out of social media. I’m no…View More A Social Media Strategy for Libraries
From New York Times bestselling author Mindy Kaling comes “Nothing Like I Imagined,” a new collection of six hilarious and personal essays. Mindy gives the…View More Virtual Library Tour: Newnham College, University of Cambridge
Here in the UK, schools have gone back to normal…well, as normal as can be expected. High school students must wear masks in the hallways,…View More Library Inductions Post Lockdown
One of the marks of the start of a new school year is a shift in hours at the public library. Not all libraries offer…View More How Will Public Libraries Adapt To New School Year Norms?
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been hopelessly insecure about my introversion. I had so strongly internalized our culture’s extroverted ideal that by…View More Why the Library is Still the Only Place I Feel Safe, Even During a Pandemic
Florida is on track to continue its designation as a COVID-19 hotspot in America. Despite that and the resistance to locking down the state to…View More Amid a Pandemic and Information Crisis, FL Library Funding Demolished
Summer reading programs are a huge undertaking for libraries across the country. Many library systems plan for months to prepare for ways to engage with…View More What Makes a Good Summer Reading Program?
As I write this article, many, many libraries across the country are planning to reopen in some capacity, whether it’s offering curbside pickup services or…View More Essential Until We’re Not: An Angry Librarian On the Disregard for Library Staff Safety