Social Library

  • Social Library, Volume 108

    With this, our 108th edition of the Social Library series, we've got a fresh batch of library innovation to showcase. These libraries are connecting with their communities through an ongoing book challenge via social media, at the local laundromat, o...

  • Social Library, Volume 107

    This latest edition of our Social Library series includes a number of libraries who are developing strong partnerships with others in the community to bring music, geeky entertainment, mental health support and healthcare to patrons. Partners include...

  • Social Library, Volume 106

    A bookmark contest, one library's adventures with a MOOC, an outdoor bike repair station, digitized yearbooks and scholarships from library Friends are all highlighted in this edition of our Social Library series.These libraries are using Facebook to...

  • Social Library, Volume 105

    The Social Library highlights innovative ways libraries are using Facebook to connect with communities. This week, libraries shared news about programs including an "Ide...

  • Social Library, Volume 104

    The latest edition of our Social Library highlights innovative ways libraries are using Facebook to connect with communities. One library is circulating fishing poles and another created a video to show that yes, people still use libraries. One libra...

  • Social Library, Volume 103

    This edition of our Social Library series presents fresh ideas from libraries truly responding to community needs. From language classes in Cree to a lactation station for mothers, and from services for local veterans to a community discussion on new...

  • Social Library, Volume 102

    In this next edition of the Social Library, we're showcasing a comic con focused on diversity, patron-designed library cards, libraries as creative economic development hubs, coffee-incentivized reading, and new services for health, literacy and pare...

  • Social Library, Black History Month Edition

    We continue the Social Library series with this special Black History Month edition, highlighting examples of ways your library can use social media to connect your community to books, programs, videos, oral histories and other resources during the m...

  • Social Library, Volume 100

    We began our Social Library series nearly three years ago, and we're pleased to be publishing our 100th edition today! We've featured 424 different libraries, representing over 60 states and countries. We have collected each of the editions into a sp...

  • Social Library, Volume 99

    In this, the first 2018 edition of our Social Library series, we're highlighting a fresh set of stellar examples of libraries leveraging Facebook in innovative ways. From a fun movie tie-in contest to a reading challenge, and from staff favorites to ...