Weekly Spotlight!

Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful. Check out what our writers have spotted this week in library news. Enjoy!


Wanda Brown is the elected president-elect of the American Library Association for 2019-2020. Regarding her presidency, she graciously says the following:

“It is truly an honor to be elected as the next ALA president.  I thank you for the opportunity to lead. I look forward to working closely with the membership in advocating for libraries, fostering diversity and inclusion and demonstrating our profession’s value.”

Check out this article in American Libraries about her win, and read her “Meet the Candidate” interview here. Congratulations, President-elect Brown!


Cover photo from Alan Wu on Flickr Commons. Changes were made in adapting this image.  Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

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