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13 Pioneering Black American Librarians You Oughta Know

Here are 12 pioneering Black American librarians, but this is only a fraction of the black librarians who have left a lasting legacy in librarianship.

Why Aren’t There More Librarians in Pop Culture?

These librarians in pop culture reflect aspects of the real job of a library professional, and here are their relatable on-screen moments.

Pura Belpré, the First Puerto Rican Librarian in NYC (And My Library Hero)

Who was Pure Belpré and why she should be your librarian hero, too.

13 Must-Hear Librarian Podcasts

You haven't lived #librarylife to the max until you've marathoned these librarian podcasts. Tune in for interviews, advice, and even some laughs.

The Chicago Teachers’ Union Strike May Abandon School Librarians

The Chicago Teachers' Union Strike may ultimately leave school librarians behind. Two Chicago Public School librarians explain why that's a bad deal.

Vote For Your Favourite Librarian for the I Love My Librarian Award

Do you think librarians kick ass and are real life-savers, bookish heroes we should all protect and support? Then check out the I Love My Librarian Award!

How To Be A Good Library Patron

As a librarian, I think I could be forgiven for thinking that not enough people use the library. In fact, ...

10 Great Books about Libraries

We love books about books, and we love the library! From librarians of Timbuktu to a Harlem Renaissance librarian check out these books about libraries.

13 Nonfiction Books About Real, Live Librarians

Librarians are the heart of book culture. So read a book about a librarian! Click for 13 nonfiction books about librarians who will knock your socks off.

3 Read-Aloud Websites for Kids

These three read-aloud websites for kids are valuable across a range of ages, abilities, and native languages, plus they are fun!

I Was the Library Ghost

One woman's fond recollections of her time as the library ghost and her first job shelving book at her middle school library.

A Roundup of Fierce Fictional Librarians

To celebrate National Library Week, we rounded-up some of our favorite fictional librarians.

How To Hold a Mock Caldecott (And 7 Books I Like for the 2018 Award)

An elementary librarian shares her tips for holding a Mock Caldecott election and books that she (and her students) think might snag the real-life medal for 2018.

Book Fetish: Volume 282 — Library Edition

Bookish goodies for your literary life.

15 Good Books For Teens They Recommend Right Now

A high school librarian shares the 15 books his kids won't stop recommending to each other.