It’s called a Public Library! Here’s how it works…

Oleg Kagan
Mar 10 · 5 min read
The Scoville Library began operation as one of the world’s first publicly-funded libraries in the world around 1810. The Library moved into this building in 1894. Image (cc): Gary Miotla via Wikimedia Commons
Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card! #truth

Here’s how they work…

Elementary School students working in a library setting. Image (cc): Government of Prince Edward Island via Flickr.

Internet access and online resources

Reference desk at the Manchester City Library. Image (cc): Yvonne Loomis via Flickr

Research/reference services

Kids learning about nutrition as part of a “Reading is so Delicious!” summer program. Image (cc0): Jet Fabara via Edwards Air Force Base website.

Programs and events

Libraries do a lot!


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EveryLibrary

Stories about libraries and librarians around America. We cover the breadth of experiences that people have through their libraries, and showcase the amazing people who work there.