Social Library

  • Social Library, Volume 144

    This edition of the Social Library series highlights the range of events that libraries are hosting, from a Harry Potter lock-in to banned books trivia, and from bear safety to retirement boot camp. These events demonstrate that libraries are committ...

  • Social Library, Volume 143

    We continue to find innovative and fresh program and service ideas shared by libraries on Facebook. In this week’s edition of the Social Library series learn about a Diwali celebration, line dancing class, a Monty Python party, circulating kayaks, an...

  • Social Library, Volume 142

    The five libraries featured in this edition of the Social Library series are using Facebook to spread the word about everything from library advocacy to fashion week! Learn about a new library anthem, a middle school lunch time book group, a head wra...

  • Social Library, Fines Edition

    We're focusing this edition of our Social Library series on library fines, taking a look at how libraries are approaching the growing discussion around whether or not to elim...

  • Social Library, Volume 140

    A trivia championship, a teen writing contest, and a fine-free library card for educators are some of the highlights in this fresh edition of our Social Library series. The featured libraries use Facebook to connect and engage with community members,...

  • Social Library, Volume 139

    Up next in our Social Library series, we're featuring five libraries who are collaborating with local partners to provide innovative programs and services for their communities. From first responders to a community rec center, and from Death Cafes to...

  • 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...