Borrowing People in Human Libraries

Borrowing People in Human Libraries

Libraries are constantly changing at their core in order to maintain their missions of upholding literacy, providing access to free information, and supporting community growth. Libraries aren't just books anymore. Technologies are changing, and with that, libraries constantly need to keep up in order to stay relevant. A new innovative idea that has been circling [...]

Decolonizing Libraries Within White Communities

Decolonizing Libraries Within White Communities

To accurately discuss the topic of systemic racism without bias towards any specific ethnic demographic within a gatekeeper community such as libraries, it should be noted that I am writing from a place of privilege as a white American female working in the field of library science. I recognize my privilege and offer this post [...]

Save The Libraries

Save The Libraries

An article published by The Atlantic performed a study which looked at how active young readers are in comparison with those over thirty. The study also looked at the rate these age ranges go to their local libraries. The results showed that millennials do more reading than those over thirty, but don't go to the [...]