Another great article from NPR on how libraries are adapting to the pandemic, how people are using the library, and how what libraries do and offer have changed. Libraries Are Dealing With New Demand For Books And Services During The Pandemic The Atlantic’s The Post-pandemic Future of Libraries Internet is a big problem. And Covid…

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Sometimes we get caught up in eRate and annual reporting and forget to see what’s going in the library world. It’s fun to see what’s happening in design, in particular. American Libraries Magazine features library building, renovation and design projects each year. The slideshows have a range of projects. Everything Old is New Again shows…

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Ready for new ideas or need a road map for how to run a library? Here are two new books that you’ll want on your list. Don’t buy your own copy. Try borrowing from ODL! Breathe new life into your book clubs with this helpful guide. Create a fun twist like other libraries have done,…

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Libraries are already social hubs. Now it’s trending for libraries to hire or embed a social worker in the library. Listen to a story from NPR. Then find out more in the book. The Whole Person Librarianship was out in August.

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Friends of the Library author luncheon with Bob Ford. Lieutenant Bob Ford’s spellbinding account of his time as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War weaves a tale of courage, love, loss, and hope. Through vivid first-hand accounts, Black Cat 2-1 tells the story of a war that silenced the voices of 2,197 helicopter pilots…

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