Portland (Oreg.) Community College includes single-stall gender-neutral restrooms in all of its libraries and new campus buildings.

Libraries Create Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Patrons who identify as transgender or gender nonconforming find a safe space at many libraries

Many libraries purchase coloring books or print free pages online for their clubs. Other supplies—such as crayons, markers, and coloring pencils—are also provided.

Coloring Book Clubs Cross the Line into Libraries

Many are welcoming the activity for its social, mental health, and creative benefits

Solving the Self-Published Puzzle
As self-published books gain legitimacy, libraries develop ways to include local work in collections

The Fee Library
Are subscription libraries seeing a rebirth? If Seattle is any indicator, it appears so

Everything Is Messy
The changing business of providing services to youth and families

Embracing the Future
Integrate your technology intentionally

The Stereotype Stereotype
Our obsession with librarian representation

I’m Bullish about Copyright Policy for Libraries and I’m Not Crazy

ALA Affiliate Launches Ebook Award
BCALA, BiblioBoard to honor self-published poetry, fiction with SELF-e Literary Award

When Is a Bookstore Not a Bookstore?
A librarian’s take on the Amazon store

Newsmaker: Pharrell Williams
The global pop star takes a break from his European tour to discuss the importance of libraries and literacy

Making the Most of Midwinter 2016
Meeting must-dos for Boston, January 8–12, 2016

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