Social Library

  • Social Library, Shark Week Edition

    Libraries know how to get in on the fun of #SharkWeek! With lots of exciting tie-ins to movies and TV, we had a great time finding these examples for this edition of the Social Library. These nine libraries used Facebook to highlight their collection...

  • Social Library, Sizzling Summer Edition

    In this special edition of the Social Library series, we're highlighting libraries who are using Facebook to remind the community that libraries can be a great place to cool down in the heat. Libraries can serve as formal or informal Cooling Centers,...

  • Social Library, Community Conversations and the Opioid Crisis

    In this special edition of the Social Library series, we're taking a look at examples from libraries that have hosted community discussions related to the opioid crisis. These libraries have partnered with local or state agencies, or with editors and...

  • Social Library, Summer Reading Edition

    This special edition of the Social Library series is published in collaboration with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL), highlighting great ideas shared by libraries on ARSL's amazing and active Listserv (a wonderful benefit to Memb...

  • Social Library, Law Edition

    With seven examples of libraries providing their communities with access to legal information and services, we've made this the 'Law Edition' in our Social Library series. Libraries are collaborating with partners for programs, workshops, clinics, an...

  • Social Library, Volume 133

    This fresh edition of our Social Library series includes a variety of ways libraries are using Facebook to connect with their communities. From a nature table to mom speed dating, and from summer reading to a railroad anniversary, these examples are ...

  • Social Library, Health & Wellness Edition

    Providing a community with access to health and wellness information and programming is an critical role served by many public libraries. In this edition of the Social Library, all of the highlighted events relate to this important need. And yes, we ...

  • Social Library, Volume 131

    We've been collecting examples to include in our Social Library series for over four years, and we're still finding fresh ideas and inspiring engagement from libraries we follow on Facebook. In this week's edition, we're highlighting a prom closet, a...

  • Social Library, Volume 130

    This edition of our Social Library series features five examples of library events and engagement on Facebook, including family fitness, Transgender Day of Visibility, Girls of the Crescent, mobile office hours with a state senator, and a Tiebrary! I...

  • Social Library, Volume 129

    This edition of the Social Library series represents the variety of ways libraries are engaging with patrons of all ages, from a literary scavenger hunt to DIY wearable steampunk art, and from a circulating blood pressure monitor to a seasonal job fa...