November 7, 2017

Books and the relationships they help us build

When I was having a particularly bad day a few years ago, a friend of mine told me that some days you get the bear and some days the bear gets you. On the days when the bear gets you, it’s easy to forget why we do the work we do and what calling we were responding to when we chose librarianship as a career.

July 10, 2017

Libraries and the truths that inspire us

The Carnegie Medals ceremony gives librarians a night to celebrate the caring, compassionate, the courageous, and inspired among us.

April 27, 2017

All about books at TLA 2017

Howdy! I’m still buzzing from my first time at the TLA Annual Conference last week and wanted to share some pictures and takeaways. 

February 7, 2017

Swipe right—on over to the library

Some of us grow up loving the library. Some of us fall in love more gradually. And some of us might still need a little wink wink nudge nudge to light that spark of loving the library.

February 7, 2017

A blueprint for communicating the value of reading

On January 17, the New York Times published an interview with then-President Obama. During the interview, he was asked what had enabled him to endure the pressures imposed on him as President.

His answer: books.

October 20, 2016

Announcing the recipients of the 2017 Grow Your NoveList Usage Grant

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2017 Grow Your NoveList Usage Grant Program.

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