The first thing this librarian needs to understand is that the bookmobile doesn’t belong to her. It belongs to the public, including children.

Pat Scales responds regarding a ‘conservative’ librarian who wants to keep “Wimpy Kid” and “Captain Underpants” out of the bookmobile that she mans.

SLJ Columnist Pat Scales Addresses Censorship Concerns in Libraries | School Library Journal

chroniclebooks:

Putting the finishing touches on the #libraryloveletter cookies we baked for @sfpubliclibrary librarians today. Happy National Library Week! (at Chronicle Books)

chroniclebooks:

Putting the finishing touches on the #libraryloveletter cookies we baked for @sfpubliclibrary librarians today. Happy National Library Week! (at Chronicle Books)

(via darienlibrary)

Diversity, it’s not just books. May issue sneak peek.

Diversity, it’s not just books. May issue sneak peek.

"I combine activism, public service, performance art, and music to make Kansas City a radder city and inspire youth to be themselves."
(via Wick Thomas, teen-services librarian and punk drag activist, answers The Pitch Questionnaire | The Fast Pitch | The Pitch)

"I combine activism, public service, performance art, and music to make Kansas City a radder city and inspire youth to be themselves."

(via Wick Thomas, teen-services librarian and punk drag activist, answers The Pitch Questionnaire | The Fast Pitch | The Pitch)

Luckily, it’s impossible to have too many picture books about everyone’s favorite pets. These stories are fresh and funny and the illustrations are as irresistible as our best feline and canine pals.
(via Pet Picture Books | SLJ Spotlight | School Library Journal)

Luckily, it’s impossible to have too many picture books about everyone’s favorite pets. These stories are fresh and funny and the illustrations are as irresistible as our best feline and canine pals.

(via Pet Picture Books | SLJ Spotlight | School Library Journal)

"We’ve compiled a list of outstanding poetry audiobooks across the K-12 spectrum. (via Poetry Audiobooks | Listen In | School Library Journal)

"We’ve compiled a list of outstanding poetry audiobooks across the K-12 spectrum.
(via Poetry Audiobooks | Listen In | School Library Journal)

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