Social Library

  • 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...

  • Social Library, Volume 70

    In this latest edition of our Social Library we're highlighting library projects, celebrations and festivals, a charity team-building event, and an inspiring TED Talk. Each edition of the Social Library brings a fresh set of ideas from libraries who ...

  • Social Library, Volume 69

    With this edition of the Social Library, we're featuring Facebook posts from libraries who are enriching their communities with fun events, informative workshops, audio heritage walks, library card awareness and tools for facilitating difficult discu...

  • Social Library, Voters' Edition

    Today is National Voter Registration Day and so we thought it only appropriate to feature in this edition of the Social Library, some of the ways in which libraries are raising awareness for voters in their communities. From voting workshops to mock ...

  • Social Library, Writers' Edition

    This edition of the Social Library features libraries that are hosting programs and groups in support of emerging and established writers. Writers' groups are hosted regularly, some with visiting authors and others with specific guidelines for how to...

  • Social Library, Volume 66

    Libraries highlighted in this edition of the Social Library provide examples of innovative ways to grow patron loyalty, host fundraising events or to join community recycling efforts. We've also featured a book club alternative and a wonderful projec...

  • Social Library, Volume 65

    In this latest edition of the Social Library we've highlighted a handful of libraries who are creating a stage for karaoke crooners, two libraries who are supporting Harry Potter fandom, one who is connecting locals to historic bars and breweries, an...