Libraries: The Cyclist's Service Station

Whether you’re someone who bikes for exercise, to protect our environment, or as a form of transportation, libraries offer free, accessible services to all community members. Libraries provide unique resources to cyclists who need rest, repairs, and public education.

Base Libraries Explained

Public libraries are commonly utilized by people all over the world. They provide free reading materials, computer access, and online resources. However, most people don’t realize that military bases offer military personnel and their families similar services. A vital asset that dates to World War I, base libraries are crucial for personal education, career development, and recreation.

Free Museum Passes at the Library

Did you know that your library card may give you access to events and attractions free of charge?

Libraries Promote Mental Health and Wellness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a perfect time to remind people to check in with themselves and their loved ones. While mental health awareness has been increasing, the pandemic initially made it more challenging to access resources like therapy, addiction treatment, and mental health programming.

Planning a Working Vacation? The Library Can Help!

Planning remote work into your vacation doesn't have to be a hassle. 

The Role of a Harlem Archivist: Helping People Connect to History

A fascinating insight into the role of an archivist. 

A Library In A Museum: What Could Be Better?

There are freestanding libraries all over the U.S. But there are also libraries within some of the country’s major museums, containing a wide range of materials related to the museums’ mission. Here are some libraries that work collaboratively with museums. Public access varies from collection to collection, so contact the library before visiting.

Childhood Memories at the Library Shaped My Story

I had to stand on my tippy toes to place my books on the check-out counter. Our school librarian would see me and immediately pull up my check-out history — I was rarely overdue. A curved smile always appeared on their face as I walked away with a pile of books as big as my eight-year-old body.

Library Storytime: It’s More Than Just the Story

Storytime is not just a fun library activity but the beginning of what can be a beautiful relationship between your child and your local public library.

Diverse Literature for Children is Crucial

We want to celebrate diverse children’s literature and discuss the importance of representation. To celebrate Family Reading Week, here’s how your local library can help you access diverse children’s literature.