Add a visit to the oldest library in the world (recently restored) to your bucket list!
The library at the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez, Morroco, was founded by a Muslim woman and opened its doors in 859. Read more …
We have a new Librarian of Congress! On July 16, the Senate approved the nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden to serve as the 14th Librarian of Congress. She is a past president of ALA (American Library Association), the first female, and the first African American to lead the Library of Congress. Dr. Hayden is also the first professional librarian to be confirmed in more than 60 years. Cool.