In this Open Book Webcast, you’ll hear from pediatrician and librarian Dr. Dipesh Navsaria about the importance of information literacy in the time of COVID-19 and what the latest research tells us.
Libraries aren’t just buildings! There are so many ways for you to engage your community members during a pandemic — here are four things to do right now.
Keep kids in your community engaged through virtual library programming with these five popular take-and-make kits — supply lists and directions included.
In the eighth episode of the Open Book Webcast, you’ll learn about the readers’ advisory book bundle program at Madison Public Library in Wisconsin. This innovative curbside library service connects patrons to materials while inter-library loans are on pause.
In the sixth episode of the Open Book Webcast, hear how Librarian Jessica Ryan pivoted to create virtual programming for the children and adults in her community in response to the pandemic. She then met her community’s needs once again by adapting her programming in response to George Floyd’s death.
In the first episode of Demco’s Open Book Webcast, Cathy Farley, Director of White County Public Library, talks about what reopening their physical library was like after being closed to the public for seven and a half weeks due to COVID-19 restrictions.
From funding cuts to staff morale, find out what our survey respondents said are the biggest challenges public libraries are facing right now.
From staff procedures to traffic flow to room layout, this planning guide will help you figure out what you need to think about when you open your doors back up to the public.
As books and other materials start circulating from your library again, the question of how to ensure patron and staff safety is on everyone’s minds. Read this article to learn what the experts say about quarantining your materials.