A Little Extra Help – Why Public Libraries Need Social Workers » Public Libraries Online

by Jenna Nemec-Loise on September 23, 2014

“When I heard that the D.C. Public Library (DCPL) hired a social worker this past May to help improve outcomes for homeless patrons, I almost surprised myself. I don’t know if “underwhelmed” is quite the right word for my reaction, but I wasn’t exactly bowled over, either.

Because of course a library would hire a social worker. It’s kind of a no-brainer, isn’t it?”

via A Little Extra Help – Why Public Libraries Need Social Workers » Public Libraries Online.

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