The Trenton Free Public Library has been forced to ration its toilet paper after a rash of thefts. That’s just shitty.
A former tannery site is being looked at for the site of a new library in Concord, No State. Update: Correction, the state is New Hampshire. You can tell because the address is all the way at the bottom in the right corner.
Newport library closes unexpectedly. This is a job for ace library detectives Nancy and Pearl Wannamaker! Another Update: Seems it was just some construction. Mysterious construction...
The Tacoma Public Library has become desperate, offering to forgive fines in order to collect food donations to feed its employees. Just kidding, they’re gonna give the food to local food banks. To hell with their staff.
The paperback versions of the Harry Potter series are getting a new look. Everybody got their pitchforks ready? Okay, and remember, it’s not a crazy ass internet mob unless somebody mentions Hitler.
A bunch of people in Dallas speared the Earth God in order to ask his blessing on the creation of a new library.
A “cake bake” benefited the Knox County Imagination Library. Back in my day we call this a “bake sale.” Course, back in my day we thought slap bracelets were freakin awesome and we wore shirts that changed color with heat, so I guess “cake bake” ain’t that dumb.
The Washington Presidential Library received a $10 Million dollar donation for its planned becoming a thing (Mount Vernon is raising money to build it) despite not having a movie made about it. Suck it, Lincoln, Washington’s memorial looks like a dick.
Another librarian retires and local paper give her the “new chapter” treatment. Sorry, lady. You deserved better, whatever your name is.
UCSB (Universal College of Silicon Boogers?) Library receives a grant to catalog Edouard Pecourt’s rare record collection. If you’ve never heard of him, well... that’s why they are cataloging his LPs. Just so you’ll know.
Another stab at understanding the Library of Congress and Twitter.
Simon & Schuster provides its authors with ebook vouchers as a desperate attempt to keep QR codes relevant.
Four people are running for three Homer Township Public Library Board of Trustees seats. Let’s get ready to rumble if rumble means the same as musical chairs.
I don’t know what the hell the Howard County Library did to raise $90,000 but it involved country music, lassos and silly hats.
West Virginia blows freakin goats at spending, like, all the money. Example: A one-room library only open three days a week is running a $15,000 server for internet.