From left, Mikel Gonzales, Dominique Robinson, Sommer Kinsler, Kelsey Coston, Sade Wilkins, and Cade Longsdon are a few of this year's selected interns. Photo: Tori Soper

Inclusive Internship Initiative Begins Another Chapter

PLA program preps teens to give back through the library

Melissa Kay Walling

11 Questions: Melissa Kay Walling

Meet the new director of membership development and customer service

A Louisville (Ohio) Public Library patron uses an LED softie, a large beanbag cushion with an integrated light source and fiber optics, that produces a calming effect. (Photo: Michael Damron)

A Sensory Wonderland

A programming space for the special needs community

Rod Hersberger

Strengthening the ALA Endowment

Ensuring the Association’s financial outlook stays healthy for many years to come

Stephanie Jewett, manager at Salt Lake County Library’s Columbus branch, displays a gun lock available at the library. (Photo: Qiling Wang/Deseret News)

Under Lock and Key for Safety’s Sake

Gun lock giveaways hope to curb suicide, accidents

Patrons can check out and return materials at D-Tech's self-service LendIT kiosks at any time of day.

All-Hours Access

Automated 24-hour access solutions

Dewey Decibel Podcast: Insider’s Guide to Washington, D.C.
Episode 39 looks at things to do during the 2019 ALA Annual Conference

Toward a Trauma-Informed Model
Learn to ask “What happened?”—not “What’s wrong?”

A Librarian’s Good-Bye
Career-spanning professional development essentials

Give Them Shelter?
Libraries face tough choices when homeless patrons set up permanent residence

Target: Librarians
What happens when our work leads to harassment—or worse

Newsmaker: Emma Boettcher
This Chicago librarian took down a Jeopardy! giant and won $98,002 over four days

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