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You Can Now Stream A24's Films for Free with a Library Card
The Kanopy app is letting users watch 'Moonlight,' 'Lady Bird,' and more.
LeVar Burton Has a Message for Nonreaders Like Donald Trump
We talked to the famed 'Star Trek' actor about his past, present, and future.
Turning Libraries into Amazon Stores Is Class Warfare
Public libraries incubate working-class brilliance, and privatizing them would be a terrible injustice.
Cyree Jarelle Johnson
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.
1.7 Million Documents Become an Explorable 'Library of Babel'
Using AI and machine learning, artist Refik Anadol has turned 1.7 million digital documents from a Turkish museum into a massive nod to Jorge Luis Borges.
Here Is the Chemical Recipe For ‘Old Book Smell’
A dash of ‘old room’, a hint of 2.4-dimethylpentane, and a sprinkle of mothballed acetic acid.
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.
'Not Sitting Quietly Anymore': How Librarians Are Fighting Trump
Though some people may think the job involves more shushing than rallying, many librarians consider "making America read again" to be a radical political proposition.
Underappreciated Photos Re-Emerge for a Second Life in Philly
6 contemporary Philadelphia artists fill a gallery with bizarre, seemingly auspicious photography.
3 Fantastical Surprises Concealed Inside Historical Objects | Conservation Lab
As conservators pick an object apart, what lies inside can be another gem all its own.