Pottermania!

It would be remiss of me as a librarian to fail to mention the current resurgence of ‘Pottermania.’ Just as a refresher, the seventh and final book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series entitled Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was released in July of 2007 – nearly 10 years ago. The excitement that accompanied each of Rowling’s […]

5 Library Blogs to Follow

Aside from this lovely blog, you may be wondering where you can read up on the latest library news, keep up with the latest tech trends, or where to find fantastic book reviews. Aside from the usual suspects of SLJ and YALSA’s The Hub (if you aren’t already checking these on a regular basis, it’s […]

Important Book Awards

There are certain awards and honors given to pivotal books each year by the American Library Association. Public librarians as well as school librarians should be conscious of these awards and make an effort to read as many of the listed selections as possible. 

5 Websites for Librarians to Keep Up With Literary Trends

Most librarians I know love to read – but even for the most avid reader it can be a struggle to keep up with the hottest literature. Being apprised of all the latest book crazes – or as least as much as possible – makes all the difference in a librarian’s or aspiring librarian’s  reader’s […]

Top 20 Most Extravagant Libraries in the World

Libraries are hallowed places of learning. The hush you feel on a visit to a library, as well as all of the knowledge contained within its walls, makes every beautiful in its own right. However, there are some libraries that are extravagant in beauty and wealth, showcasing architecture as much as books.  You might be […]