When was the last time you hugged a librarian?

Library Love: Voices of Dead Authors

Column by Stephanie Bonjack July 12, 2018
It is surprisingly easy to find recordings of your favorite authors. Even those who are no longer with us.

Library Love: Old Books Make Me Feel Fancy!

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Chances are, there are rare books on a library shelf near you. Throw on your sweater with the elbow patches and check them out!!!

Library Love: I Left My Heart in the Book Drop

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Book drops are the library furniture you never notice but always use.

Library Love: Unemployment Edition

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Libraries are a great resource when you're looking for a job.

Library Love: Little Free Libraries

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Little Free Libraries are maybe the best thing since sliced bread.

Library Love: Where Do Books Go When They Die?

Column by Stephanie Bonjack October 17, 2016
Some books, actually a lot of them, have an expiration date.

Library Love: Incunabula – Dracula’s Bookshelf

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Incunabula are the earliest known printed books. They tell the tale of power and greed, invention and creative expression. There's also mention of Dracula.

Library Love: The Jedi Are The Best Library Patrons In The Universe

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Of course the Jedi would have amazing archives!

Library Love: A Rough Timeline of Lost Libraries

Column by Leah Dearborn November 17, 2015
From Iraq to Los Angeles, countless libraries have been lost to war, fire, and “progress.”
Little Free Libraries

Crime Beat: Books Gone Missing From Little Free Libraries

News by Peter Derk July 20, 2015
What's the difference between borrowing and stealing from a Little Free Library?
David Byrne

Check Out Books From David Byrne's Personal Library

News by Peter Derk
David Byrne's personal library available for checkout at Southbank Meltdown Festival

Library Love: Go Forth and Wiki!

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Make Wikipedia the resource you want it to be. Participate in a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon!

Library Love: Do Fines Lock Readers Out of Libraries?

Column by Leah Dearborn December 10, 2014
Over the last several years, libraries across the country have started to eliminate or reduce fines for overdue books. Is this good or bad?

Library Love: America’s Athenaeums

Column by Leah Dearborn April 7, 2014
Today's athenaeums are based on a four-thousand-year-old idea: that reading can be a social activity, and one that is necessary for the advancement of civilization.

Library Love: Weed Your Library!

Column by Stephanie Bonjack November 20, 2013
Weeding isn't just for gardeners - librarians routinely cull the stacks to keep them relevant and usable. Try these techniques with your own collections and marvel at your librarian handiwork.

Library Love: MOOCs – An Ivy League Education For The Masses

Column by Stephanie Bonjack July 11, 2013
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are the new big thing in higher education. Learn a new subject or sharpen the old saw with instructors from around the world.

Library Love: Anatomy Of The Book

Column by Stephanie Bonjack May 8, 2013
Books are the coolest things ever, even as physical objects.

Library Love: Five Libraries In Film You'll Never Forget

Column by Stephanie Bonjack April 12, 2013
Sometimes, a library scene in a film stays with us longer than the film itself. What's your favorite library moment from the big screen?

Library Love: Your Library's Disgusting Friends

Column by Stephanie Bonjack March 15, 2013
Critters love a tasty library. Is your personal collection at risk?

Library Love : The Sexy Librarian And Our Collective Imagination

Column by Stephanie Bonjack January 23, 2013
The sexy librarian stereotype is a complex thing. Who is the sexy librarian, and where does she come from?

Library Love: Five Copyright Essentials For The Writer’s Toolkit

Column by Stephanie Bonjack December 19, 2012
There has never been a better time to learn about the ownership and protection of your work.

Library Love: Library Spaces In A Virtual World

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Why use a library when there's Wi-Fi at Starbucks and "everything" is online? Is there a reason to visit a library anymore?

Library Love: Reader’s Advisory - Expert Advice On What To Read Next

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.

Library Love: Archives - The Hidden Room of Research

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.

Library Love: A Librarian Told Me - Research Guides For Every Subject

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.