Posted on 02/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s a table-turning story of library books being destroyed: this time, it was a staffer, not a patron, who did...

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Posted on 02/17/2021 at 12:26 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We missed this online hoax, but perhaps you saw it — and no matter what, it’s good to know what...

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Tagged As: Libraries, Literary Hub

Posted on 02/15/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Take Your Child to the Library Day was first celebrated in Waterford, Connecticut, in 2012, and it quickly caught on...

Posted on 02/12/2021 at 10:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If the weather doesn’t have you eagerly awaiting February’s end, some historical document news might. The Beinecke Rare Book and...

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Posted on 02/06/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’d feel guilty for sharing an Atlas Obscura piece about a fascinating library while the world was still in a...

Posted on 02/05/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Who knew poems were so dangerous? Before Poetry magazine had raised hackles with its incarceration-themed issues, an Indiana man’s creative...

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Posted on 01/23/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The latest library prank to make late-night shows is, fortunately, much more innocent than previous ones. Stephen Colbert featured a...

Tagged As: Libraries, Pop culture

Posted on 01/08/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Do you need a break from doom-scrolling? (Dumb question. Of course you do.) Literary Hub shared two lighthearted links yesterday...

Posted on 01/07/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Surely no one is surprised to hear that OverDrive is reporting a huge increase in digital borrowing for 2020. Driven...

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Posted on 12/31/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another addition to the year-end book lists: the most frequently checked out books from the New York Public Library. The...

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