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March 3, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day Poster and New Bookmarks

This month we've rolled out a classic set of reading posters and social media graphics so you can encourage and uplift your patrons during social-distancing.
February 18, 2021

5 Ways to Make Your Catalog More Searchable

We've highlighted a few reasons you may want to weed books from your collection.
February 2, 2021

Black History Month Posters

This month we've rolled out a classic set of reading posters and social media graphics so you can encourage and uplift your patrons during social-distancing.
February 2, 2021

New Year Weeding

We've highlighted a few reasons you may want to weed books from your collection.
January 5, 2021

Best of Alexandria Blog

Something we all share at Alexandria is a love for books and reading, which means there’s no shortage of recommendations around here. Since Halloween is just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of fun and eerie books with options for all ages.
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July 14, 2017
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4 Boredom-Beating Summer Reads

The sun rises early but sets late, temperatures are hitting triple digits, and there are ice cream & shaved iced stands on every street corner. Yes, summertime is in full swing but with it comes the two most dreaded words every child utters while they are not in school…. I’m […]
September 13, 2017

Start Your School Year Right with These 5 Titles

Summer’s beginning to wind down and autumn is just around the corner. It’s the time of year for children to head back to school. While this time of year can be met with resistance, each school year is a fresh start. It’s an opportunity for students to do their best academically and personally. Start the school year off right by loading that new backpack with books! Here are some suggestions for back to school reading:
September 15, 2017

Our Favorite Banned Books

In celebration of Banned Books Week (Sept. 24-30), we put together a list of some of our employees’ favorite books that have been banned at some point. You may be surprised which influential books made the cut!
September 22, 2017

Get Ready for Banned Books Week 2017

Today marks the start of Banned Books Week. This annual event is a form of symbolic protest and a celebration of the freedom to read. It started in 1982 as a response to the steadily expanding scope of censored material, today it continues to gain momentum and grow in participation. […]