Discover Richard Russo’s best library memory and more this National Library Week! If you could describe the library in 2 words, what would they be? Adventure. Freedom. What is your fondest library memory? The Gloversville Public Library sat (and sits) at the corner of Fremont and Fulton Streets, the most magical intersection of my boyhood. […]
Bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly shares what book she last checked out of the library (for research for her next book, following the Ferriday family featured in Lost Roses and Lilac Girls) and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library? Stuart Little. I ended up liking […]
Linda Holmes, author of Evvie Drake Starts Over, shares her fondest library memory and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library? I checked out a lot of biographies from our elementary school library. I remember checking out a biography of Frederick Douglass when I was […]
This National Library Week some of your favorite authors are sharing what the library means to them, their favorite library memories, the first book they checked out of the library, and much more! Check back every day of National Library Week for featured author posts from Debbie Macomber, Richard Russo, Chris Bohjalian, Jodi Picoult, Lisa Wingate, Martha […]
In celebration of National Library Week, we’ve partnered with Out of Print and Books on Tape for a Harry Potter sweepstakes! Enter for your chance to win: One (1) library stamp market tote One (1) library card pocket tee One (1) library card slap bracelet One (1) pair library card socks One (1) complete audio […]
What’s a great way to close out another wonderful National Library Week? How about the premiere of this inspiring video featuring authors sharing their experiences with libraries! Click to View More Libraries Transform Videos from ALA.
We collected our favorite library characters into one place for you and your library community to enjoy. Grab a book, or seven, and get lost in the world you love. Secrets in Summer By Nancy Thayer Right in time for the warm weather, we follow Darcy Cotterill, a thirty-year-old Nantucket librarian, through her Memorial Day […]
This National Library Week, show your library some love and enter for your chance to win a literary prize pack for you and your library! The prize packs feature books (and audiobooks from Books on Tape) with unforgettable librarian characters and literary swag from Out of Print, such as sweatshirts, mugs, socks, totes, and coasters! […]