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Modern Public Libraries
The Learning Commons
By Beth Holland — Libraries become a different kind of learning destination when schools re-imagine them as open, transparent spaces that invite student communication and collaboration.
Clearing the Dust
How Libraries Are Changing in the 21st Century
By Rachael Campbell — Libraries are acclimating to the 21st century by becoming a modern destination to learn and create with friends.
Library As Infrastructure
By Shannon Mattern — Reading room, social service center, innovation lab. How far can we stretch the public library?
Libraries in the 21st Century
The Struggle Between Perception and Reality
By Pilar Quezzaire — Digital technologies are an opportunity rather than a threat to libraries.
Library Fireplaces We’d Love to Come Home To
By Shana Murphy — BookBub
New Missoula Public Library (MPL)
A Virtual Tour
Thank you to Tom Bensen, Executive Director Missoula Arts Council, for sponsoring this interview and virtual library tour led by Honore Bray, Director MPL. This newly completed structure represents a new era of public library integration with the community at large.
Here’s Another Virtual Tour
The New Library Is Open!
* * * free access to movies
Click for info ==> Movies
* * * ride the automated book sorter conveyor
Click for info ==> Book Sorter Ride
- MPL Link
- MPL YouTube Channel
- MPL Makerspace Laser Cutter/Engraver
- Reading Challenge
- Get Your Library Card Here!
A New Vision for the 21st Century Library
By Stuff Made Simple — While still places devoted to research, they are becoming social centers, too.
Part of the Morgan Library in New York City
Prague City Library
Public Libraries Are Under Attack
here’s how you can help
By Angie Manfredi — Harper’s BAZAAR
Former librarian Angie Manfredi on the freedom to read and what you can do to support your local libraries from encroaching censorship.
7 Spectacular Libraries You Can Explore From Your Living Room
By Claire Voon — Atlas Obscura
Our New Home!
Sponsored by Blackdoge Books, FIRST DRAFT and the Writers Helping Writers Initiative (WHWI)