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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.
Matthew Gault
8.14.19
entertainment

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.
Noel Ransome
10.25.18
Books

No, Amazon Cannot Replace Libraries

Libraries are essential to our communities, in ways that even frequent patrons might not know.
Nicole Clark
7.24.18
Interviews

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.
Margaret Welsh
3.28.18
entertainment

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.
Corey Atad
10.6.17
fake news

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.
Arielle Dollinger
3.21.17
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?
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.30.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Tannara Yelland
11.10.15
Stuff

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.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
9.18.15
Culture

The Rise of DIY Libraries

With public library funding deteriorating, some are taking the matter of printed matter into their own hands.
Max Pearl
5.7.15
Stuff

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.
Giaco Furino
4.15.15
Stuff

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
David Whelan
2.10.15
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