Librarian Finds Returned Book with Entire Soft Taco Used as Bookmark
Before all the brands started dumping food in books for #content, a public librarian said that someone actually did this in real life.
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.
The Far Right Is Doxxing and Threatening Drag Queen Story Hour. These Queens Won’t Be Stopped.
A SWAT team recently had to stand guard outside a library while Tirrany Hex read aloud “Not All Princesses Wear Pink.”
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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.