News & Views is your monthly roundup of curated articles from around the web keeping you up-to-date on the latest news and trends in the library profession. News & Views is an exclusive benefit of your MLA membership and will be delivered to your inbox the second Thursday of every month. Plus, the new MLA monthly newsletter is on the way! We are excited to unveil the new newsletter next Thursday.
August 15, 2019
Educators Concerned About Reading Law
Traverse City Record Eagle – August 6, 2019

Opinion | Michigan School Libraries Are Still in Limbo. Why?
Bridge Magazine – August 2, 2019

Libraries Are Fighting to Preserve Your Right to Borrow E-Books
CNN – August 2, 2019

Closing Libraries Means Abandoning Society’s Most Isolated and Vulnerable
The Guardian – August 2, 2019

The New Hotel Must-Have: A Library
Forbes – July 31, 2019

Data Suggests Thousands of 3rd Graders Might Need to Retake Reading Under New Law
Fox 47 – July 24, 2019

August Is for Advocacy
American Library Association – July 24, 2019
Summer is a critical time to invite elected leaders into your library

As Linkedin Learning Subsumes Lynda.Com, Library Groups Raise Privacy Concerns
EdSurge – July 23, 2019

Your Local Library May Have a New Offering in Stock: A Resident Social Worker
NPR – July 17, 2019

Public Libraries Help Fill Social Services Gap
Oklahoman – July 15, 2019

Melvil Dewey's Name Stripped From Top Librarian Award
The Guardian – June 27, 2019

Whitmer Signs Bills Allowing Public Employees to Distribute Anti-Overdose Drugs
MLive – June 27, 2019

Why Public Libraries Matter
The Nation – June 4, 2019
Please consider a donation to support our work! With your support, MLA can empower the library leaders of today and tomorrow and continue to enrich the lives of the people that we serve. It takes just a moment to donate here .