Libraries Are Telling People How Much Money They Save by Not Buying Books
Public libraries are awesome. They can save you a ton of money, too.
LeVar Burton Still Has a Message for Non-Readers like Donald Trump
We had a convo with the famed 'Star Trek' actor about his past, present, and future.
No, Amazon Cannot Replace Libraries
Libraries are essential to our communities, in ways that even frequent patrons might not know.
Utah Doom Duo Eagle Twin Are Apocalyptic Mythmakers
Stream the SLC doomsayers' new album, 'The Thundering Heard,' and dig into its naturalistic, literary-inspired mythos.
You're a Jerk If You Don't Love Libraries After Watching This Documentary
Frederick Wiseman's doc about the New York Public Library is nearly four hours long—and it's utterly essential.
Can Librarians Save Us from Fake News?
Libraries and colleges across the country are trying to educate people into being better, more discerning consumers of news.
We Asked People at the Library What They're Doing There
In six years, 350 libraries have closed in the UK, with another 111 due to be axed within the next 12 months. We asked who still uses libraries, and what for?
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This Rich Guy Is Going to Donate $100K to Calgary Libraries—if the City Allows Uber
It's certainly an interesting take on the concept of charity.
Cry-Baby of the Week: A Guy Got Mad Because a Library Stocks Books by a Child Molester
Also this week: A girl was suspended from school for wearing a "Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian" shirt.
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The Rise of DIY Libraries
With public library funding deteriorating, some are taking the matter of printed matter into their own hands.
Of the Top Ten Books Americans Want Banned, Eight Feature Diversity
To grapple with why so many Americans are bent on banning books that have non-white or LGBTQ characters, I spoke with the manager of the reader services department of the New York Public Library.
Anthropologist David Graeber Explains Why Dead-End Jobs Exist
His latest book, "The Utopia of Rules," is an attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy