This year, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, the largest library in the Arab world, will open its doors.
Through Its App, The New York Public Library Makes Previously Prohibited Books Available To The Public For Free
At no cost, the New York Public Library wants every American citizen to have access to works that are now prohibited from being read. On Wednesday, the NYPL unveiled a new service that allows anyone—not just library cardholders—to browse, borrow, and read a selection of contested (and frequently prohibited) books for free. End of May is the deadline for the initiative named Books for All.
A school library law is being sent to Gov. Bill Lee's desk in Tennessee, with the goal of inspecting library books for "age appropriateness."
A Virginia high school apologized for placing a sign in its library that stated "Stuff Some Adults Don't Want You to Read," as a number of schools and towns debate whether or not to educate or prohibit books about sexual orientation and race.
An 8-year-old's hope to share his original book with others has led to a 55-person waitlist at an Idaho library.
A librarian and artist, Sharalee Armitage Howard, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, charmed the Internet with her repurposing of a 110-year-old tree, transforming it into a little free library.