Earlier this month more than 100 delegates joined Dr Sadie-Jane Nunis (Singapore Institute of Management), Vickery Bowles (Toronto Public Library) and Prof R. David Lankes (University of Texas at Austin’s School of Information) for a webinar facilitated by Erik Boekesteijn (National Library of the Netherlands) on how public libraries support communities during crises.   In addition to highlighting the ways in which libraries across the world provided practical and emotional support to communities during the pandemic, the panel reflected on how these efforts reinforced the value of libraries as places where people are valued and can find meaning and on the skills of library staff in adapting and innovating according to local need.

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