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Last fall, the American Library Association (ALA) debuted a new READ® poster featuring The Mandalorian breakout character The Child, also known as Baby Yoda and Grogu; the first run of the poster sold out almost immediately. READ MORE
There’s a book out there for everybody—even people who don’t typically enjoy reading. Teens of all interests and reading levels can find something to enjoy from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)’s the 2021 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list. READ MORE
Alyson Hannigan—iconic star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I Met Your Mother, and American Pie—is spreading the library love in a new PSA video.Hannigan’s latest project is Disney+ original movie Flora & Ulysses, which is based on a John Newbery Medal-winning children’s book by Kate DiCamillo. READ MORE
Later this month, readers across the country will join the annual Jazz & Friends National Day of School & Community Readings, a literary celebration of transgender and nonbinary youth. READ MORE
Each year, members of the American Library Association’s Rainbow Round Table compile the Over the Rainbow Book List, a selection of excellent recent titles focused on LGBTQIA+ stories.This year’s list is out now, featuring 48 exceptional nonfiction and fiction books for adult readers. The Over the Rainbow committee’s picks include a diverse array of authors, exploring history and contemporary politics through new lenses.Here are their top ten titles: READ MORE
Valentine’s Day is upon us—and how better to celebrate than with some vintage love postcards from the New York Public Library?NYPL’s Holiday Postcards collection includes countless archival gems, include some amazing turn-of-the-century Valentines.Some highlights are below; save your favorites to send to the loved ones in your life this February 14.   READ MORE
Looking for great books to add to your to-read list? Each year, librarians and booksellers come together to award the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction—and the newly-announced 2021 honorees are not to be missed. READ MORE
We love hearing people’s favorite memories about using the library, so we’ve asked our readers and the American Library Association’s social media followers to share their experiences with us.Here are a few highlights: READ MORE
Core, a division of the American Library Association, just announced their 2021 Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists. Their selections include a diverse mix of engaging sci-fi reads for kids and teens.Check out the full list: READ MORE

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