American Libraries Magazine

Kenneth Wayne Thompson, director of Davenport (Iowa) Public Library, participates in small-group work at an ALA-Harwood Institute training in Atlanta in October.
Posted January 22, 2015 Comments: 0
Mario Rideaux, COHS student at Sacramento Public Library, and Volunteer Services Coordinator Cathy Crosthwaite discuss next steps.
Posted January 12, 2015 Comments: 0
At the Fairfield Woods branch in Connecticut, library volunteer Eric Frisk gives a lesson in the library’s community garden plot.
Posted January 5, 2015 Comments: 0
A look back at some of the top stories from 2014.
Posted December 31, 2014 Comments: 0
Lou Malnati's pizza
Posted December 30, 2014 Comments: 1
The 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Chicago, January 30-February 3, 2015
Posted December 22, 2014 Comments: 0
A girl reads to Minnie from K9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore.
Posted December 22, 2014 Comments: 0
An inmate at the Adult Corrections Facility in Hennepin County, Minnesota, participates in the library's Read to Me program.
Posted December 8, 2014 Comments: 0
A Twister tournament kicks off the Welcome Week Game Night at Rodney A. Briggs Library at the University of Minnesota Morris. The challenge is one of the library's most popular events, attracting 75-100 students on average. (Photo: Rodney A. Briggs Library)
Posted December 1, 2014 Comments: 0
Z! Haukeness from the Shine Initiative—a nonprofit based in Madison, Wisconsin—keeps a prominent profile in a glass room in the middle of Madison Public Library, where he and a coworker spend 30 hours a week helping patrons find housing and jobs and apply for food stamps. Some people come just to talk through hardships, he says.
Posted November 24, 2014 Comments: 1