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News

Find out the lastest news and information about the Libraries 2020 Campaign.

Can You Guess The Book Based On The Emojis?

Are you an emoji master? Can you guess the book based on the emojis?

Can You Guess The Book By The Cover?

They say not to judge a book by its cover, but can you guess the title by the cover?

Can You Guess The Classic Book Based On Symbol?

Think you know literature? Can you guess the book based on the symbols?

Pick A Challenged Song And We Will Tell You What Challenged Book To Embrace!

Feeling rebellious? Pick a challenged song and we will give you a challenged book to read!

Pick a Starbucks Drink and We Will Tell You What You Should Read Next!

Think you know what you like? We do too! Pick a drink and we will tell you what to read?

Pick a Starbucks Drink and We Will Tell You What You Should Read Next!

Looking for a new read? Pick a Starbucks drink and we will tell you what to read next!

We Will Lose Libraries to COVID-19

Your local public library is likely tied, inextricably, to your local economy. Most public libraries in the United States are paid for by some combination of sales and property tax. As spending halts, so does financial support for the library. We’re already seeing sweeping cuts to local administrations, laying off or furloughing hundreds of workers, library workers along with them. This isn’t false hype or hysteria. It’s happening. It will get worse.

Why I Became a Librarian: K.C. Boyd

I love libraries. It’s a love that began when I was in preschool and continues to this day. My love of listening to and reading stories dates back to my early childhood in suburban Chicago.

Why I Became a Librarian: Kenny Nero Jr.

Why I Became a Librarian: Lindsay Hall

Libraries are radical places. If someone, say a politician, were to propose that society invest its money in creating organizations where people could access information in books, the internet, newspapers, they would be met with questioning looks. Or a place where people can go to meet together or work independently.