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July 1, 2020

Library Guide for Reopening

You may encounter challenges when trying to plan your reopening, but this is a time where you can grow and expand into possibilities you didn’t think were possible.
June 10, 2020
LGBTQ+ Books for Your Library

Best LGBTQ+ Books to Have in Your Library

We've gathered a list of the best 2019 LGBTQ+ books to have in your library to round out your collection with a fuller spectrum of diverse books. Check it out!
June 6, 2020

Summer Reading List: Racism and Racial Inequality

To help those who would like to educate themselves more on the topic of racism and inequality, we’ve gathered a variety of nonfiction, fiction, and children’s novels to help break down the topic.
May 4, 2020

Promoting Digital Literacy During Distance Learning

Even kids of the digital age have gaps in their digital literacy. Learn how librarians and educators can help them get informed and stay safe during distance learning
April 29, 2020

Summer Adventure Reading Posters

Summer adventure reading posters are ready! We hope that this month's poster can help inspire your students to read and learn at home.
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July 1, 2015

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read this 4th of July

Hey! It’s the Fourth of July this weekend. You know what that means–time to blow stuff up and grill some dogs. But before we get to that . . . let’s take a minute to pay our respects to all of those who fought, and continue to fight, for the freedoms […]
July 10, 2015

4 Librarians Who Conquered ‘Big Brother’

“As a librarian, I believe it is my duty and responsibility to speak out about any infringement to the intellectual freedom of library patrons,” said Mr. Chase. “But until today, my own government prevented me from fulfilling that duty.”
February 7, 2017

Facts About Charles Dickens

Happy Birthday Charles Dickens! Here are a few facts that you may have never knew about of one the greatest and recognizable English writers of all time. Dickens loved going for walks. In fact, he would sometimes walk up to 20 miles outside of town. Though at times Charles lived […]