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 delivered to your inbox the second Thursday of every month.
October 10, 2019
College Students Just Want Normal Libraries
The Atlantic – October 4, 2019
In the Land of Self-Defeat
New York Times – October 4, 2019
The Authoritarian’s Worst Fear? A Book
New York Times – October 3, 2019
Finally, Feel Free to Return That Library Book y ou Checked o ut in 1981
The Wall Street Journal – October 3, 2019
Libraries as Student Success Hubs
Inside Higher Ed – September 30, 2019
Chicago Public Library to E liminate L ate F ees, E rase D ebt and B egin A utomatic R enewals for up to 45 W eeks
Chicago Sun Times – September 30, 2019
Audiobooks Increase in Popularity as Science Supports Their Value
School Library Journal – September 27, 2019
New F rom Stanford: The Interactive Educational Opportunity Project for “Educational Epidemiology”
School Library Journal – September 27, 2019
Public Libraries Across the Country Face a Different Type of Censorship | Opinion
Tennessean – September 20, 2019

Yoga, Zumba, Narcan: Check out Your Local Library
Pew – September 19, 2019

Why Angry Librarians are Going to War With Publishers Over E-Books
Slate – September 11, 2019
The Quiet Giant: On Comics and Libraries, and What’s Driving the Growth of This Potent Combination
SKTCHD – September 10, 2019
Craig Kielburger: Libraries are Hubs of Innovation and Inclusivity – September 10, 2019
2020 Census Offers Opportunities for Library Involvement
Library Journal – September 4, 2019
Don’t Penalize Students who Want to Read: Remove Fines
Knowledge Quest – September 4, 2019
Lacking Research Skills, Students Struggle. School Librarians can Help Solve the College Readiness Gap
School Library Journal – September 4, 2019
The Decline and Evolution of the School Librarian
City Lab – September 4, 2019
Story Time for Dogs Gives Kids a Fun Way to Read Out Loud
WGN9 – August 26, 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 .