A Portrait of Public Libraries
A Big Little Idea From Nashville
The Library That's Also an Art Gallery
A "hub of Winston-Salem in touch with the people."
The Gift of a Public Library
A legacy that continues.
A Public Library of, by, and for the People
A "how to" on staying relevant through invention and reinvention
A Public Library Brings Opportunity to the Blind
The Heiskell Library in NYC provides both unique and also ordinary library services to its clientele.
When Libraries are 'Second Responders'
Everyone knows about first responders.
I've come to think of libraries as playing a crucial role as "second responders."
The Treasures of Birmingham
For almost a century, the local library has guarded its city's history.
Why Not Dodge? Why Not Stockton?
Libraries Reach Out to the Public
A Waterfront Library
In Erie, Pennsylvania, a public institution is building on its nautical past to open a world of opportunity for local residents.
A Carnegie Legacy in Dodge City
Synergy of arts and civic life in a Kansas town
How Libraries Are Becoming Modern Makerspaces
They've long served as communal gathering spots, but these civic institutions are becoming gateways to technological tinkering.
A Public Library Tells the Civic Story of a Town
Greenville's public library puts its past and present on full display: mills, racial history, internationalism, public-private collaborations, and culture.
Pitching in to Save a Library
In San Bernardino, one way to help save the city is to save its library.
America's Libraries: Old Institutions Becoming Very New Again
Most people associate libraries with fustiness, quiet, and a previous era in technology. But across the country, they're embracing new technology to fill important new civic roles.
A Library Writes Its Own Story
A California library becomes a living legend.
A Library of Good Ideas
Formula for success in Central Oregon: know the users, spot the opportunities, act with vigor.
The New New York Public Library
Preserving tradition while expanding offerings for a bigger, broader audience.
A Visit to the Shanghai Public Library
Aging manuscripts share the building with makerspaces.
A Field Trip to America's Public Libraries
How they serve the needs of their communities
California Dreamin': How Collaboration Builds Communities
In Winters, California, a library, a swimming pool, and a school make a big difference in the quality of life.
What a Library Levy Means to a West Virginia Town
Charleston votes to save a community pillar.
Not Your Mother's Library
How Columbus, Ohio, is building community spaces for the 21st century
Re-Knitting the Frayed Social Fabric: What Libraries Can Do
As Ohio goes, so goes the nation—or at least we can hope so in this case.