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Law libraries can provide people with information, forms, and legal aid references to help them with their legal questions. Too often, however, people either don’t know that law libraries exist or may be intimidated to visit them, a...
The opioid crisis which has crashed through American communities has brought patrons to public libraries seeking information about opioids and addiction. This collection of resources can help you connect patrons to the information that they need to s...
"Yes!" That’s what Kathy Zappitello, Executive Director of the Conneaut Public Library wants her staff to be able to say to patrons, to colleagues, and to new opportunities. The library, which serves a community of 12,841 residents in north...
With numerous libraries posting to Facebook about Winter Reading Challenges, we wanted to highlight a few in this special edition of the Social Library series. The programs range in length, from one month to three, some for adults, others for all age...
Federal funding for public libraries will be determined by the 2020 U.S. Census results, with ALA reporting that "more than $1 billion in federal funding for libraries will be allocated to states based on the 2020 Census." In addition to fe...
As we wrap up another year of our Social Library series (we’re approaching our 5th anniversary!), we're pleased to highlight five more libraries that are connecting with their communities in meaningful ways via Facebook. From stress-relieving bubble ...
In addition to webinars and courses created through WebJunction, we are pleased to include quality content from other organizations. As part of the California State Library Mental Health Initiative, Infopeople, the education and training branch of Ca...
When we saw Kelsea Rowan post photos of her 10 Year Challenge book display to Library Think Tank - #ALATT, we had to reach out to learn more! She graciously agreed to share more about her fantastic display, including the display templates that she cr...
Momentum continues for our Social Library series, with this edition highlighting fresh and innovative programming and promotion ideas from libraries we follow on Facebook. From ugly sweaters to Black Friday specials, and from a trivia night fundraise...
Do you feel it is important to have a diverse children’s collection, but don’t always know where to start? The Diverse BookFinder Collection Analysis Tool (CAT), funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, is specifically des...
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