May 29, 2022

Video: ALA President-Elect Sari Feldman Speaks to the City Club of Cleveland on Why Libraries are More Important than Ever

Last Friday (8/8/2014), Sari Feldman, ALA President-Elect (she’ll president for the for the 2015-2016 term) and the executive director of the Cuyahoga County Public Library in Ohio spoke to the City Club of Cleveland about ALA, the future of libraries, privacy, and a variety of other topics.

The presentation is formally titled, “Why Libraries are More Important than Ever” and includes a Q&A period with the audience. The video runs about one hour. We’ve embedded a recording of the Feldman’s talk below.

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