‘Hope in Hard Times’: Building onto a Traveling Exhibit

With some time and creativity, librarians in Spokane, Wash., grew a Great Depression exhibit into a suite of programs, including a "museum" and a DIY class series to show how people in the 1930s made do on a shoestring.

One Small Step: International Observe the Moon Night

Inspired by Neil Armstrong’s famous words upon stepping onto the moon’s surface, we embark on a blog series intended to help library patrons – even the small ones – take giant leaps in discovering our universe.

Grant Helps Libraries Revitalize Public Spaces

Up to 20 libraries will receive $5,000 in materials, as well as design consultation, event planning and material selection advice, to create or revitalize a community gathering space.

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