At Pocahontas State Park in Chesterfield, Virginia, Mitchell Scheid uses supplies from his library backpack to examine local insect life. Photo: Lisa Scheid

Out of the Branches, into the Woods

Libraries and state parks collaborate on hiking backpacks for patrons

Librarians Megan Donald (left) and Emily Tichenor of Tulsa (Okla.) Community College sit in the meditation room at the West Campus Library. Photo: Tulsa (Okla.) Community College.

A Space Apart

College libraries contemplate meditation rooms

Librarian's Library: Karen Muller

How We Lead

Stories and practical advice for leaders

Stories, Songs, and Stretches
Creating playful storytimes with yoga and movement

Small Business Support
Market research, patents, and business planning for entrepreneurs

Blazing Trails
Pioneering African-American librarians share their stories

Self-Directed Programming
Cut costs with plan-ahead activities for youth and their caregivers

Learning to Teach
Supporting new librarian training

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Screenshot from "Filtering: The Man in the Middle"

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Filtering: The Man in the Middle

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A Plan for More Meaningful Work and Professional Fulfillment

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Diversity in Libraries