Advocates and lawmakers met during the American Library Association’s (ALA) legislative fly-in, held March 5–7 in Washington, D.C. From left: Jason Homer, executive director of Worcester (Mass.) Public Library; Maria McCauley, director of Cambridge (Mass.) Public Library; US Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.); and Gavin Baker, deputy director for public policy and government relations in ALA’s Public Policy and Advocacy Office.

Advocates Rally to Fund Libraries

ALA sees 20,000 messages to Congress during “Dear Appropriator” campaign

Library staff posed in Bridgerton period garb

Sip, Sip, Hooray

Libraries host high-tea events for history fans

Grade school students stand around a table with a science project on it as a grad student talks about it.

Shaking Up Science

Library programs help researchers communicate with new audiences

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Prioritizing Trans Privacy

How to safeguard trans and gender-nonconforming library users’ information

Image of multiple drawn faces with different moods.

Working for Well-Being

Libraries invite innovative approaches to maximize mental health

Inclusive Early Literacy
Reaching informal caregivers with library resources

Seeking Sanctuary
Public libraries establish themselves as book sanctuaries to counter bans

Campus Connections
Hosting faculty-only library events

A Taste of San Diego
Whether set by the sea or inland, these SoCal restaurants serve up great meals

Citational Justice
How librarians can improve equity in measuring research impact

2024 Annual Conference Preview
San Diego | June 27–July 2

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