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Taking place on April 23rd, #LibraryGivingDay is a one-day fundraising event with the goal of encouraging people who depend on and enjoy public libraries to donate to their individual library system. In turn, that support will go toward the incredible programs, services, and materials provided by local libraries all over the country. Join the movement and download […]

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Eager to spread more of the library love? Tune into the This Is the Author podcast two-part special to hear from some of your favorite authors and familiar voices speak to why they love libraries! National Library Week Podcast Special, Part I: In this special episode of our podcast This Is the Author, we’re celebrating […]

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Honorary Chair of ALA’s Book Club Central and Editorial Director of SJP for Hogarth, shares what she thinks is the most important service of a library and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library?  I must be honest. We went to our […]

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Melanie Benjamin, bestselling author of Mistress of the Ritz, shares the two words she would use to describe the library and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library? Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace What was the last book you checked out of the library? […]

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Lisa Grunwald, author of Time After Time, shares what two words she would use to describe the library and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library? Lottie and Lisa by Erich Kastner If you could describe the library in 2 words, what would they be?  […]