Oh MG News

April 10, 2018

The State of America’s Libraries is good. The ALA has released its annual report, full of numbers that tell the story of our strong relationship with our libraries. One interesting trend comes from this companion survey from OCLC about voters’ perceptions of the importance of libraries: “55% of voters view libraries as an essential local institution.” Also interesting: ALA tracked 354 challenges to library material because of objections to content.

April 4, 2018

Today marks 50 years since Martin Luther King was shot in Memphis, TN. If you’re looking for ways to talk to your children about what this means, try this list of picture books.

#SchoolLibrarianDay — all day today! Use this hashtag on Twitter to thank your favorite librarians.