#libraries

Cool Bookish Places: Stockholm Public Library

These days, we tend to take for granted that libraries will let us browse to our hearts’ content. But in ...

5 Great Books About Bookmobiles

April 17 is National Bookmobile Day! I can’t imagine a better way to celebrate than to read some awesome books ...

How Libraries Respond to Disaster

Late in the night on Monday, a massive storm tore the roof off of the library at the University of ...

Ten of the Most Beautiful Libraries Ever Built (In Minecraft)

Over Easter weekend, my nephew received a set of Minecraft LEGOs. He was overjoyed, but I couldn’t really grasp his excitement. Lots ...

Public Libraries in Private Buildings

I’ve lived near two branches of the Brooklyn Public Library, and both of them were in need of serious, time-consuming, ...

Genre Kryptonite: Books About Libraries

This is a guest post from Jonathan Streeter. Jonathan is a husband, the father of three young children, and an English ...

A Gorgeous Corporate Library

You’ve surely heard about trendy tech companies with on-site daycare, gourmet chefs, workout facilities, and even a one-story slide. But ...

A Love Song for Dead Tree Books

The other day, I bought a copy of The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown. I got home with it, sat ...

START HERE is Free for Libraries!

We here at Book Riot looooove libraries, so we’re offering our ebook Start Here: Read Your Way Into 25 Amazing Authors to ...

The Haunted Libraries of Pittsburgh

On Saturday night, I braved the cool temperatures and the somewhat slushy rain for the Haunted Pittsburgh Incline Ghost Tour. ...

The Waiting Game: Analyzing the Library Hold List

Earlier this week I had what is, I think, one of the best experiences for a book nerd: picking up ...

Wheels, Degrassi, and Why Tough YA Books and Libraries Are So Important

Neil Hope died about five years ago. Neil Hope played Wheels on the original Degrassi Junior High and High series. ...

All Hail the Library Book Sale

Confession: I like to own my books. All of them. I like seeing the spines on the shelves to remember ...