Which libraries should you go to?

An article published on the Al Jazeera website has asked readers to nominate which library should be the next library in your city.The question was prompted by the arrival of a new technology that enables people to save their bookmarks for later.The idea behind the app, Bookmarks, was to provide a way for people to keep track of books and […]

An Open Letter to the University of Utah Libraries, Its Libraries, and Its Community

AUBURN, Ala.— In the aftermath of the tragic death of the nation’s first Black president, many libraries have taken on new and unique roles in the fight against racism.On March 25, 2018, University of Alabama Libraries (UAL) and Auburn University Libraries (AUB) joined forces to create a new chapter of UAL’s library network and support and educate the Black community.This […]

Evangeline Lacy was the first black woman to teach at the Evanston Public Library

A former public library employee has died after being stabbed at a library in Evanston, Illinois.The library confirmed Wednesday that Evangel Lacy, 58, was among the victims.The hospital has not released any information about her condition.The Chicago Tribune first reported the stabbing.Lacy worked at the library for more than 30 years.She was also the first African-American female employee to teach […]