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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Got old, outdated or damaged books?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.

Two groups of people sit at two tables and participate in a meeting.
Two groups of people sit at two tables and participate in a meeting.

Starting this month, 300 Free Library staff will learn and practice the skills necessary to thrive as the role of libraries evolves.

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.

Blog by Annie Ruefle

Providing a book for a new baby builds community between the library, schools and families. 

Person riding on skateboard on road
Person riding on skateboard on road

Teen librarian Colleen Whittall takes her teens to the skate park — with nary a book in sight.

Three young children browsing books on a table at an outdoor event.
Three young children browsing books on a table at an outdoor event.
Blog by Jenn Carson

Mingling different age groups enables kids to learn from one another in new ways.