Social Library

  • Social Library, Art and Archives Edition

    With the Institute of Museum and Library Services announcement of the 2017 National Medal Finalists, we were inspired to highlight in this special edition of our Social Library series, posts from libraries we follow on Facebook that also represent mu...

  • Social Library, Volume 79

    As we continue our Social Library series, featuring posts from libraries we follow on Facebook, we're excited to share the great work of these five libraries. From civic conversations to composting, and from a writing contest to library advocates, th...

  • Social Library, Donation Drive Edition

    In this special edition of the Social Library series, we're highlighting five examples of libraries hosting drives to collect donations for community members in need. From socks to prom dresses, and toys to toiletries, these libraries are creating pa...

  • Social Library, Financial Literacy Edition

    In anticipation of our February 14 webinar, Libraries Help Patrons Become Financially Empowered Consumers, we bring you a special edition of the Social Library featuring Facebook posts from libraries who are providing services and hosting programs to...

  • Social Library, Homelessness Edition

    In this special edition of our Social Library series, we're featuring Facebook posts from libraries who connect with community members experiencing homelessness. These include a community resource specialists program, a homeless veteran raising aware...

  • Social Library, Volume 75

    We're kicking off the new year in our Social Library series with five examples of outstanding community engagement from libraries we follow on Facebook. Learn how libraries are leveraging Facebook Live, hosting TED-Ed Clubs, collecting community dona...

  • Social Library, Volume 74

    This year’s final edition of the Social Library brings fresh ideas for any library to explore. It includes a cultural celebration, a social media readers advisory service, a year-round reading challenge, a mobile science exhibit, holiday dogs AND ugl...

  • Social Library, Hashtag Edition

    This week's Social Library is a special Hashtag Edition, highlighting some of the ways libraries are leveraging the power of hashtags on Facebook. Though hashtags are more frequently associated with Twitter or Instagram, they are increasingly used on...

  • Social Library, Volume 72

    In each edition of the Social Library, we highlight posts from innovative libraries we follow on Facebook. This week we're featuring libraries that host summer lunches, a media lab, fitness classes for seniors, a daily book giveaway, and a number of ...

  • Social Library, Volume 71

    Welcome to this week's edition of the Social Library, highlighting posts from libraries we follow on Facebook that showcase innovative and creative approaches to engaging their patrons in both brick and mortar spaces, and on social media. From a...