Plans for a new library (cartoon)

A new cartoon by Tom Gauld for the Guardian.

Popular quotes about books and libraries visualized by AI (images)

Can artificial intelligence interpret abstract concepts and visualize intangible entities? Check out how it handles famous book quotes.

Unreal photo of two men playing checkers on a huge pile of books

The next time you share the image with your friends and followers, make sure to attribute it by adding something like “Movie still from Alice mini-series, SyFy, 2009”.

Top 13 most challenged books of 2022 (infographic)

In 2022, there was an unprecedented number of book challenges, with 1,269 reported. It’s the highest number of attempted book bans since ALA started tracking censorship in libraries more than 20 years ago.

8 classic posters with quotes about libraries and librarians

Take a look at a series of library posters that were inspired by classic typography.

The first library in Poland was opened in 1747

The library's revolutionary policy of welcoming all individuals, regardless of their wealth or education, made it a pioneering institution across the globe.

2022 has marked a record high of requests to censor library books and materials

The number of reported book challenges in 2022 nearly doubles the challenges reported in 2021.

Public libraries can become powerful hubs for workforce development (infographic)

The infographic presents the results of a recent survey about the career and business development services provided by public libraries.

Printable book lover’s calendars for April-June are here!

Download high-resolution calendars in the pdf format that's large enough to be printed on the US letter or A4 paper.

A quick guide to borrowing free library ebooks via OverDrive (infographic)

Here are 7 simple steps to unlocking a free library of ebooks. Use OverDrive, and you will have access to thousands of ebooks and audiobooks.

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