Social Library

  • Social Library, Volume 83

    We've recently been exploring the growing set of Trends over at ALA's Center for the Future of Libraries and so, in this edition of our Social Library series, we're highlighting some innovative library programs that touch on a few of those trends, in...

  • Social Library, Volume 82

    In this edition of our Social Library series, we're highlighting a library collecting the recordings of community stories, another providing new passport services, athletes at an annual storytime, a hidden pig, and a state-wide snapshot day. Each edi...

  • Social Library, Volume 81

    We continue our Social Library series, featuring posts from libraries we follow on Facebook, representing the many ways in which libraries are connecting with their communities. This week's edition includes law enforcement representatives participati...

  • 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...