Our previous Banned Books Week posts focused on intellectual freedom and the recent increase in coordinated challenges to library materials in school and public libraries (link to Eric’s). While Carnegie Library … Continued
When people first hear about Banned Books Week, they often ask one of two questions: “Who doesn’t have the freedom to read?” and “Are books really banned?” Neither answer is quite as straight-forward as you might think.
Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time walking around my neighborhood. It started when we got a puppy a couple of months ago. But the practice has definitely increased as our ability to … Continued
A few years back, the Collection Development team here at CLP began sharing what we call “SuperBetter Moments.” The idea came from a TED talk by game designer Jane McGonigal. In the video, McGonigal … Continued
Feeling overwhelmed by the news? Need something uplifting to, well, lift your spirits? We’ve put together a collection of Up Lit on our OverDrive site. What is Up Lit, you may ask? In a nutshell, … Continued