Posted on 01/13/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Rather than wringing their hands about low literacy rates and high numbers of homes without children’s books, the...

Posted on 01/11/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The news out of Moscow isn’t all political or controversial, we learned yesterday. Soviet-era libraries are being...

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Tagged As: Libraries, NPR

Posted on 01/10/2019 at 08:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Well-done, Fussy fans — you almost certainly helped send local libraries to a lending record! Rakuten OverDrive an...

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Posted on 11/20/2018 at 08:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A rare piece of happy news came out of California recently. Crystal Peppas, one of the many people who lost homes in the...

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Tagged As: Libraries

Posted on 11/24/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Libraries and restricted access don’t generally go together in most people’s minds nowadays. But of course,...

Tagged As: Libraries, The Guardian

Posted on 11/07/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, facing pressure from charitable groups, has reversed course on its ban of do...

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Tagged As: Libraries, Politics

Posted on 11/02/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ah, finally, an accurate list of the most commonly requested books at libraries. The Digital Reader has a totally tongue...

Posted on 10/28/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Real-life scary stories? Believe it — these terrifying and true tales come from, of all places, the libr...

Tagged As: Libraries, Literary Hub

Posted on 10/19/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The founder of the Little Free Library movement passed away yesterday morning, just weeks after his pancreatic cancer di...

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Tagged As: Libraries, Obituary

Posted on 10/17/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times recently asked twelve authors to write about the libraries they loved. Their words are so poigna...

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