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ALA’s 2017 Notable Books List announced.

The opening lines of famous novels’ first sentences, visualized as star charts.

“The physical book will surely endure: But will it endure for the right reason?”

Maya Angelou on How a Library Saved Her Life.

Ever wonder whether really big libraries still have card catalogs? The Library of Congress does.