Column by Stephanie Bonjack October 9, 2012
The end of a great novel is no cause for despair! Get your next fix using these helpful tips.
News by Kimberly Turner September 25, 2012
Hernando "Nanie" Guanlao has brought the joys of reading to poor and working-class neighborhoods in the Philippines by turning his yard into an outdoor community library with no rules.
News by Rob Hart
Hachette will increase the price of eBooks it sells to library wholesalers--which probably means less eBooks available in libraries.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack September 4, 2012
Archives are the home of literary treasures waiting to be discovered. Try out a new type of research with this archival primer.
News by Rob Hart August 17, 2012
Activists reclaimed an abandoned property in Oakland and turned it into a library--so of course the cops stormed in and put a stop to it.
News by Kimberly Turner July 30, 2012
The San Francisco Public Library's new privacy hoods protect the dignity of its porn-hound patrons and the sensibilities of genteel passersby.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack July 26, 2012
Great online resources can be hard to find! Make use of library research guides to simplify your work.
News by Dave Reuss July 2, 2012
Think you can get away with stealing library books? Not in New Mexico.
News by Rob Hart June 26, 2012
Libraries in New York City are facing a huge budget cut, which could result in closures and the reduction of hours. Sign some petitions to support them! UPDATED: FUNDING RESTORED!
News by John Jarzemsky
Penguin publishing, the largest publisher in America, has announced a deal with the New York and Brooklyn Public libraries to make digital copies of its entire catalog available to both systems.
News by Rob Hart June 19, 2012
A study by Forbes shows that Library & Information Science is the worst master's degree for getting a job, with the low pay and estimated growth rank.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack June 7, 2012
Not everything is ephemeral. Track books, articles, videos and more with software designed to do just that.
News by Kimberly Turner June 5, 2012
In its first year, Street Books—Portland’s bike-powered mobile library for the homeless—has brought reading to hundreds who can't use traditional libraries due to a lack of permanent address or ID.
News by Rob Hart April 9, 2012
The American Library Association has released its annual list of most frequently challenged library books, which includes such transgressive literature as 'The Hunger Games' and 'Brave New World.'
News by Rob Hart March 26, 2012
To coincide with the premiere of 'Mad Men,' the New York Public Library has put together a list of books that have been on the show, or books that people who watch the show might enjoy.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 2, 2012
Libraries can't seem to catch a break when it comes to eBooks. Yesterday, Random House's new prices took effect--which means big increases for cash-strapped libraries.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 10, 2012
Penguin recently decided to join the group of publishers who no longer allow libraries to stock their eBooks. Predictably, libraries and Kindle readers aren't pleased, and they're taking action.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 9, 2012
Hell hath no fury like a librarian scorned. But cash-strapped California is willing to take their chances, so they've cut funding to their public libraries.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen January 27, 2012
Books are cool and all, but they'd be a lot cooler if they could talk. Thank goodness for the Human Library, which is exactly what it sounds like--a library full people you can check out.
News by Rob Hart January 16, 2012
The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library is celebrating its first anniversary on Jan. 28 with a day of informative and entertaining events.
News by Rob Hart January 6, 2012
Cops showed up at the home of a 5-year-old in Massachusetts to track down some overdue library books--which sounds sort of terrible, until you read the entire story...
News by Brandon Tietz November 29, 2011
In an attempt to stay relevant, libraries are now including special displays, gift shops, and coffee kiosks.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen
Amazon Kindle has changed the way consumers get their hands on books. Now the little eBook that could is showing that it can do more, by quietly creeping into libraries. Could this be a good thing?
News by Rob Hart October 14, 2011
More than 12 million eBooks have been checked out from libraries so far this year, an increase of 200 percent over last year--and that number could climb to 16 million by year's end.
News by Tina Estlin Page October 5, 2011
The Occupy Wall Street Protest: Now with the WGAE and The People's Library (not yet a wrestling move, but there's potential)