Posted on 01/24/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Okay, we’re sure you’ll all tell us that you went to the library FAR more often in 2019 that the...

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Tagged As: Libraries, Reading

Posted on 01/21/2020 at 09:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

2019 was yet another record year for digital book lending, according to Rakuten OverDrive. In total, 326 million ebooks, audiobooks,...

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Posted on 01/21/2020 at 08:22 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the face of Macmillan’s ebook license limits, enacted last year, many library systems announced that they would completely boycott...

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Tagged As: E-reader, Libraries

Posted on 01/19/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The two men behind one of the largest library thefts in history pleaded guilty last week to the crimes. Greg...

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Tagged As: Libraries, Scandal

Posted on 01/18/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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Posted on 01/16/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Missouri state lawmaker has proposed a bill that would strip funding from libraries that allow young readers to access...

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Posted on 01/14/2020 at 03:49 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The hot bookish news story of the past day or so has been the New York Public Library’s most-checked-out list...

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Posted on 01/14/2020 at 07:08 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Public Library is celebrating its upcoming 125th birthday by calculating which books it has lent out the...

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Tagged As: Book lists, Libraries

Posted on 01/13/2020 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Maryland State Library has given a grant of $100,000 for book purchases to the state’s twelve major prisons and...

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Posted on 01/11/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We all know nowadays that if you want the answer to something, ask a librarian. But a select group of...

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Tagged As: Excerpt, History, Libraries