I came across this piece on Medium and thought--yes! If you've seen me present within the last year, you know I've been referencing Brené Brown, but I agree wholeheartedly (reference intended) with this author. While he's a teacher referring to teachers, this is equally as valid in librarianship: Just like supporting the mental health of… Continue reading Empathy does not come for free
Help us help you! Please complete this survey for our forthcoming book by Saturday, April 15, 2017: https://tinyurl.com/survey-wpl Completing this survey will: Tell us what librarians and social workers already know (or don't know) about library-social work collaboration, so we can shape the content of the book to your needs. Give you a frame for self-assessment: your… Continue reading Take our survey! on library-social work collaboration
Here's a Google Map with libraries that engage in library-social work collaboration at a variety of levels. Who did I miss? Email me or comment below with the library name and what they're doing (or, even better, a news link if it exists), and I'll add to the map.