Library Visits, Library Honors, Library Migrations, Library Love | Around the Web, Jan. 31, 2020

Each week, the hardworking editors of LJ scour the web for the best library and book news and views. This week we're all about visiting libraries: more Americans go to their local libraries than to the movies; library tourism is on the rise; a visitor to a border-straddling Vermont library tries to cross over; a North Carolina library honors basketball star Kobe Bryant. Plus, Greta Gerwig accepts a California library's award, the librarian-spies of WWII, and a how-to for making your library more LGBTQ-friendly.

 

Each week, the hardworking editors of LJ scour the web for the best library and book news and views. This week we're all about visiting libraries: more Americans go to their local libraries than to the movies; library tourism is on the rise; a visitor to a border-straddling Vermont library tries to cross over; a North Carolina library honors basketball star Kobe Bryant. Plus, Greta Gerwig accepts a California library's award, the librarian-spies of WWII, and a how-to for making your library more LGBTQ-friendly.

More Americans are booking it to the library than going to the movies via MarketWatch

How libraries became tourism hotspots via ArtsHub

Strategies To Make Your Public Library More Welcoming to LGBTQ+ Patrons via BookRiot

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library honors Kobe Bryant with suggested reads via WBTV, Charlotte, NC

Greta Gerwig gushes about libraries after Little Women wins USC Scripter Award via EW 

Why the U.S. Sent Librarians Undercover to Gather Intelligence During World War II via Time magazine

Polish woman charged with sneaking into US through Vermont library via WCAX news, VT, & WIS10TV, SC

 

 

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