School supplies, like notebooks, pens, and calculators are tools to assist learning. As the next school year nears, parents are lining up at stores to make these kind of purchases.

While it may not be an obvious choice, a library card is one of your student’s best school supplies. Now, more than ever, its so important to have access to up-to-date research materials whether those be printed sources or digital.

Library cards give users access to diverse views and empower them to ask critical questions.