Police in a library

Rethinking Police Presence

Libraries consider divesting from law enforcement

On My Mind, by Jarrett Dapier and Emily Knox

When Not to Call the Cops

A plea to protect Black patrons

COVID-19 policy update

Congress Introduces Library Stabilization Fund Act

ALA asks advocates to urge cosponsors for new legislation

Screenshot from the session “Listening and Learning about Diversity in Jewish Literature for Children and Teens” (clockwise from top left: moderator Heidi Rabinowitz, librarian Anjelica Ruiz, librarian and author Esmé Raji Codell, publisher Joni Sussman, and author Aviva L. Brown).

Amplifying Diverse Voices in Jewish Librarianship

2020 AJL Digital Conference focuses on representation

Author Yaa Gyasi (Photo: Peter Hurley/Vilcek Foundation)

Newsmaker: Yaa Gyasi

Author’s latest work deals with addiction, depression, and faith

Bringing Books to the Desert
For Syrian refugees, a network of libraries and literacy

International Innovators
ALA Presidential Citations honor forward-thinking global libraries

Let Our Legacy Be Justice
Confronting racism and prioritizing action

Advancing Digital Equity
Public librarians strategize best ways to reach patrons during COVID-19

Black Lives Matter
Leading in tumultuous times

How to Sanitize Collections in a Pandemic
Conservators weigh in on the mysteries of materials handling during COVID-19

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