A Delicious Library Collaboration
Running a restaurant is no easy task. And while libraries do a lot of things amazingly well, being a restaurant operator on top of all that is a tricky proposition. But when has a challenge ever stopped a library? This is certainly the case for Toled...
Learn Digital Collections Stewardship with On-Demand Courses
OCLC's WebJunction, in partnership with Washington State University’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation, has created a series of free online courses developed for staff at tribal archives, libraries, museums (TALMs), and small public librar...
Sustainable Libraries: Resources and Webinars for Climate Action
Partner with Indie Authors to Share Diverse Stories
Despite efforts to increase representation in publishing, the industry remains predominantly white. Authors of color often face a range of challenges, including difficulty finding literary agents, limited access to publishing opportunities, and insuf...
Researching Low Morale in Libraries
Since 2017, Kaetrena Davis Kendrick has been researching the low-morale experiences among library workers. In her research, she has identified workplace factors and events that trigger low morale, the effects of low morale on physical and emotional h...
Hunger-Free Libraries: Food Pantries and Fridges
Food insecurity is a problem that has drawn increasing attention in recent years. Libraries have a long, rich history of partnering with government and nonprofit agencies to help improve food access, and lately they have been helping in new and creat...
Promote Community Health with the Relationship-Driven Library
Let’s Move in Libraries is an international initiative to get people of all ages and abilities on the path to health. During the month of April, Let’s Move in Libraries will host a series of online conversations on community collaboration and communi...
2023 National Day of Racial Healing
The National Day of Racial Healing (NDORH) is an opportunity for people, organizations, and communities to call for racial healing, bring people together in their shared humanity, and take action together to create a more just and equitable world.
How to Host a Human Library
Drag Queen. Refugee. Bipolar. Retired military. These are examples of titles on a very different type of bookshelf at a Human Library event. The Human Library nonprofit created this global learning experience in 2000 to facilitate dialogue between co...
Expanding Collections with a Library of Things
The Library of Things model has grown in popularity and expanded on the types of items that libraries keep in their collections and check out to the community. We were pleased to host the webinar, Library of Things: The What, Why, and How of Lending ...