May 24, 2019

‘Our Towns’ in ‘The Atlantic’

The Atlantic, Our Towns, When Libraries are 'Second Responders'

Deb reports on the miriad ways libraries are filling gaps and offering help to citizens across the country. From job search assistance to answering medical questions, creating a sense of normalcy after a disaster to high school completion classes, today’s librarians are responding to the complex needs in their communities — and serving a critical role as “second responders.”

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