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Top 10 Most Challenged Books in 2016 Cover Wide Range of Genres

As Americans, the First Amendment guarantees our freedom to read, and yet to this day, some books are banned. The American Library Association’s (ALA) top ten most challenged books in 2016 covered a wide range of genres: fiction, memoir, picture books, and graphic novels. 248 more words


James Baldwin Archives and National Library Action Day

A large portion of James Baldwin’s personal papers are now accessible to the public through the New York Public Library. Yesterday, the Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture… 395 more words

National Issues

NBD...it's National Bookmobile Day!

spring has sprung, and with it comes one of the best times of the year. no, not Tax Day (unless, of course you actually enjoy filing those)… 55 more words

Library Science Stuff

"We are the only species on the planet, so far as we know, to have invented a communal memory stored neither in our genes nor in our brains. The warehouse of this memory is called the library"*...

The Internet Archive has been saving copies of the web for almost as long as the web has been around. Brewster Kahle, the archive’s founder, studied artificial intelligence at mit in the 1980s.

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5 Ways to Support Your Library for National Library Week!

It’s National Library Week and we want you to help us celebrate! Here are a few ways you can show your local library just how much you appreciate it – and you may get a few things out of the deal too! 339 more words


Get Involved

A few years after receiving my MILS, I am still looking for the ideal position. Maybe the “perfect position” doesn’t exist but I am determined to work in a library or as an advocate for library issues. 773 more words

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It's just good business

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. But, doing something different and hoping for a better result is more sensible, and exactly what the new… 947 more words

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