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Calendar image
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Check out this list of monthly events and celebrations to help with your program planning.

DIY Chunky Blanket
DIY Chunky Blanket
in Program Models

With just a YouTube video, get the skills you need to teach this easy project (no needles required).

broken toaster
broken toaster

At Repair Cafés, volunteers make broken items like new again — and keep them out of landfills.

Open laptop and person writing in notebook
Open laptop and person writing in notebook

Use these resources to teach students to be thoughtful researchers and critical consumers of information.

Sign that reads "Check out a litter clean up kit with your library card." There is an image of a bucket with gloves to represent the kit.
Sign that reads "Check out a litter clean up kit with your library card." There is an image of a bucket with gloves to represent the kit.
in News

Everyone expects to be able to check out books and DVDs. But telescopes? Cake pans? Litter clean-up kits?

Book standing up open with the pages folded to form a triangle fan with black paper cut and pasted to the open pages to look like two people walking by a street lamp.
Book standing up open with the pages folded to form a triangle fan with black paper cut and pasted to the open pages to look like two people walking by a street lamp.
Blog by Annie Ruefle

Got old, outdated or damaged books? Before you toss them into the recycling bin, consider turning them into book art.

A woman and child sit at a table making crafts.
A woman and child sit at a table making crafts.

Even without a dedicated makerspace, you can still incorporate maker elements into your day.

A black chalkboard with a bar graph in white chalk showing increasing amounts of coins, the last bar is the highest and it's yellow with a money bag on top.
A black chalkboard with a bar graph in white chalk showing increasing amounts of coins, the last bar is the highest and it's yellow with a money bag on top.
in News

ALA is seeking contributing authors for a book on personal finance and financial literacy in libraries.