Six Institutions to Receive Nation’s Highest Honor for Museum and Library Service

Out of 30 finalists, the Institute of Museum and Library Services recently announced six 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service recipients. 

Read More, Hate Less

Did you know that reading increases your ability to empathize with others? Showcase your love of books with “Read More, Hate Less” merchandise! Through June 15th, 2022, EveryLibrary will receive 50% of the proceeds!

Libraries Support People Living with Memory Loss

Memory loss resulting from Alzheimer’s or dementia can disrupt the quality of life for adults with this condition. People living with memory loss require extra care, which often comes from a partner or other family members. Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is celebrated in June, making it a great time to consider the impact this mental health condition has on people and those close to them.

No More Cajun Heritage Displays at Lafayette Public Library

Book displays highlighting specific segments of the population such as Pride Month, Black History Month, Women's History Month, Native American history and even Cajun heritage are no longer allowed at Lafayette Parish public libraries.

Safety In the Stacks

The idea of ‘safe spaces’ has taken on a new urgency. Libraries are a logical place to offer them. Many public and academic libraries have taken steps to provide this crucial resource, but the setup requires thought and care to serve those who need them.

The Impact of Library Access in Queer Communities

Libraries fight to be safe, affirming LGBTQIIA+ gathering spaces. 

Stressed? Find the Antidote at Your Local Library

Insights into health initiatives in libraries by Paula Younger, Librarian at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Weston-super-Mare, UK.

It's Time To Start Reading Again

Making time to sit down and read is easier said than done. 

Families: Participation in ‘Summer Reading’ is More Beneficial Than Ever

Children need access to engaging literacy activities as they deal with the ongoing pandemic. 

Bigotry and Nationalism Launched Nazi Book Burning

The first attack on books by Nazis started with LGBT and “un-German” books.