Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of Book of the Little Axe (Photo: Anna Carson DeWitt)

Libraries Transform Book Pick: Lauren Francis-Sharma

New novel investigates race and gender through historical fiction

A customer picks up her reserves at the drive-through window at Columbus (Ohio) Metropolitan Library’s New Albany branch.

Reclosing … after Reopening

Libraries prioritize worker and patron safety amid shifting recommendations

Graphic: Letters of the Law with Mary Minow

Are There Exceptions to Face-Mask Requirements?

Lawyer-librarian fields legal questions

Holding Space, a national conversation series with libraries

The Stories of America’s Libraries, Virtually

ALA president’s cross-country tour moves online

Adrian Tomine, self-portrait

Newsmaker: Adrian Tomine

Graphic novelist reflects on COVID, craving loneliness, and libraries

Remembering John Lewis
The late congressman, author, and civil rights leader was also an advocate for libraries

Dewey Decibel Podcast: Libraries and Sustainability
Librarians discuss efforts to reduce their environmental footprint

The Latest on Broadband Bills
ALA supports federal efforts to expand access

Arts Online
Streaming services highlight art, music, and fashion

Responding to a Threat
The importance of immediate action

Bookend: The New Normal

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

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