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The opioid crisis and administering narcan in libraries
The opioid crisis and administering narcan in libraries
When the general public think of public libraries, they typically think of them as a place to check out books, access Wi-Fi, use public computers, or study for an upcoming exam. Most people employed outside of public libraries innocently, but naively, ...
Abilene City Council approves 2019 budget, abolishes library fines
Abilene City Council approves 2019 budget, abolishes library fines
Late fees with the Abilene Public Library system are a thing of the past, one of the more interesting tidbits to come out of the final approval of the city's budget, tax rate and fee schedule for Fiscal Year 2019. The 2019 general fund budget, approved...
ALA, library community work to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
ALA, library community work to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
The American Library Association (ALA) and its chapters in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia are working to assist libraries affected by Hurricane Florence. Support efforts will involve most Atlantic Seaboard libraries in serving as a lifeli...
Reclaiming reference
Reclaiming reference
Sari Feldman writes: I grew up without a local public library. The Ramapo Catskill Library System in New York provided bookmobile service to my small town, so I at least had access to recreational reading, but it was limited. When my sister, Myrna, lea...