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What if Everyone in Town Read the Same Book?

The One Book, One Community idea sprang from the mind of Nancy Pearl, librarian and author of the Book Lust series, in 1998 during her tenure as the Director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library.


Can You Finish The Lines Of Doctor Suess?

Can you recall classic lines from childhood? Take our Dr. Seuss quiz and find out!


Your Library’s Digital Resources for Homeschooling

Parents are increasingly interested in homeschooling or schooling from home due to concerns over COVID-19. According to one poll “parents with at least one child in grades K-12 finds that 6 in 10 say they would be likely to pursue at-home learning options instead of sending back their children this fall.” Another national poll reports that 40% of parents are more likely to homeschool this fall. If you are thinking about school from home, I want to put the resources from your local public library and state library on your radar.


Think You Know Poe?

Do you know the life of Edgar Allan Poe? Take the quiz and find out!


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!


Using One Librarian’s Tricks to Get Kids Reading

Reading and the deep concentration it demands faces stiff competition for attention with screens of all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, this means reading for pleasure keeps getting pushed to the margins of life. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of minutes Americans read for pleasure has dipped from 22.8 daily in 2005 to 16.2 in 2019.


Do You Know Which Of These Words Were Coined By Shakespeare?

Think you know the genius of The Bard? Take our quiz to find out!


Can You Guess The Classic Book Based On Symbol?

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


5 Library Resources and Services You Probably Didn’t Know About

I’ve been both a public librarian and a school librarian, and I’m currently employed as a digital university librarian. Before my beginning my own library career, I watched as one of my parents worked as a librarian for over 30 years. You can imagine that over that amount of time, and with my varied background, I’ve seen a lot of changes in libraries, which are absolutely here to stay.