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State of America's Libraries Report

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Top Ten Most Challenged Books

Promotional tools for the Top Ten Most Challenged Books list and the launch of Banned Books Week 2020 are available at: ala.org/bbooks/freedownloads.

Learn about trends and issues affecting libraries in the 2020 State of America’s Libraries report, including the #TopTen Challenged Books of 2019. http://bit.ly/soal-2020 #NationalLibraryWeek #BannedBooksList

Social media share: The State of America's Libraries Report 2020, a report from the American Library Association.


Thank you, school librarians, for helping narrow the achievement gap! Learn more about school libraries in the 2020 State of America's Libraries report. http://bit.ly/soal-2020 #NationalLibraryWeek #SchoolLibraryMonth

Social media share: Did you know? There is a positive correlation between learners' attending schools with full-time, state-certified school librarians and higher scores on standardized reading tests.


Libraries are critical to ensuring communities have access to the resources they need. Learn more in the 2020 State of America's Libraries report: http://bit.ly/soal-2020 #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform

Social media share: Did you know? In low-income household, 29% do not have a smartphone; 46% do not have a computer; 64% do not have a tablet.


Thanks to the efforts of library advocates across the country, the FY2020 budget brought good news for libraries — the largest increase for IMLS in more than a decade. Learn more: http://bit.ly/soal-2020 #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform

Social media share: Did you know? Following a year of intense engagement by ALA members, the president signed a bill containing a $10 million increase for IMLS.


Americans are showing their ❤️ for librarians in greater numbers than ever before. Learn more in the 2020 State of America's Libraries report! http://bit.ly/soal-2020 #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform

Social media share: Did you know? 1,974 nominations were submitted by library users nationwide for the 2019 I Love My Librarian Award.


The workplace of the future is ever-changing. Library staff support students in gaining the critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills necessary to succeed. Learn more: http://bit.ly/soal-2020 #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform

Social media share: Did you know? 65% of children entering elementary school will be employed in jobs that do not yet exist.


Shout out to the hardworking librarians at America’s college and university libraries for connecting students to the research skills they need to succeed. http://bit.ly/soal-2020 #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform

Social media share:Did you know? 7 million students receive instructional sessions (both face-to-face and electronic) from academic library staff annually.


Libraries have something for everyone! Learn more in the 2020 State of America's Libraries report. http://bit.ly/soal-2020 #NationalLibraryWeek

Social media share: Did you know? Patrons can check out kitchenware, outdoor equipment, and games at the Beaverton (Oreg.) City Library.

 

State of America's Libraries Report