Building Community

Elevate patron voices through engagement, partnerships, and volunteerism

Library resources for learning at home, from MacDonald Public Library in New Baltimore, Michigan

Teaming Up for Teaching

Public libraries and local schools build relationships to aid remote learning

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ALA Virtual Fall Council Meeting

Finances discussed, new pivot strategy introduced

Staff (top) and patron views of Curbside Communicator.

Don’t Touch

Contactless services for libraries

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Library managers on the challenges of leading from a distance

From Reactive to Proactive
Youth services require clarity and flexibility during periods of uncertainty

Dewey Decibel Podcast: Small and Rural Libraries
Episode 54 looks at issues affecting remote communities

The Great Outdoors
Libraries turn to drone delivery, outdoor browsing, and other alfresco services

Pushing for Action on LSFA
Library advocates press for COVID-19 relief funding

Dragging AI
Teaching teens to resist facial recognition software

Digital Legacy Planning
Librarians can help patrons evaluate their online footprint

How to Sanitize Collections in a Pandemic
Conservators weigh in on the mysteries of materials handling during COVID-19

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