A CIRCL Working Group with Gigabit Libraries Network


The State Libraries and AI Technologies Working Group is a joint project of 14 state libraries to understand the opportunities, challenges, and risks associated with AI and the library sector.



Quick overviews of key issues in artificial intelligence, libraries, and state policy.


Original workshops, guided tours, and training as well as links to important instrution on the web.

AI Petting Zoo

Try AI tools behind the paywall. Join “jam sessions” where we try and play together.

Artificial Intelligence, Real Voices

Essays and interviews with real people talking about real impacts of AI.

Working Group

Information for working group members on Slack and non-public information.


Access a growing list of readings
and resources.

Artificial Intelligence, Real Voices

Interviews and essays from people effected by AI tools

Working Group Goals


To better equip state library agencies to proactively respond to the opportunities and perils in AI.


To provide insight, and participant-specific ideas for projects and applications


To better position state library agencies in growing efforts for AI workforce development, and in their own outreach and support missions.