The Center for the Future of Libraries provides newsletters to help library professionals think about trends and changes that might shape the future of collections, spaces, services, partnerships, and roles in the community.

Read for Later

The Read for Later e-newsletter provides a weekly wrap-up of news and articles that indicate possible trends and changes that could affect libraries and the communities we serve.

Please note: This newsletter will be periodic during a time of transition (beginning August 31, 2020). Thank you for subscribing and reading with us - and we look forward to what's coming next.

The newsletter is currently distributed via TinyLetter. To receive Read for Later, please visit the subscription page.

The archive of past newsletter's is available via TinyLetter or on the Center's blog.

Get Smart - Planning Libraries' Roles in Smart Communities

Get Smart was a monthly newsletter produced by the Center for the Future of Libraries with CTG UAlbany as part of the IMLS -funded project “Enabling Smart, Inclusive, and Connected Communities: The Role of Public Libraries.” The newsletter provides information for how smart city development might align with library values and services and the aspirations we have for communities.

Please note: With the August 2020 issue, this newsletter series has ceased distribution.

Past issues of the Get Smart Newsletter include: