Social Work Interest Group

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This community is for anyone interested in learning more about social work in public libraries. The PLA Social Worker Task Force will use this space to discuss issues facing public libraries, provide a space to connect with others, generate and share best practices and resources.

Accessibility in Public Library Makerspaces

  • 1.  Accessibility in Public Library Makerspaces

    Posted Nov 15, 2021 01:50 PM
    Apologies for cross posting.

    We are preparing a study about accessibility in public library makerspaces. This study will help to inform public librarians how to make their spaces more accessible for all, creating more inclusive libraries. We want to know about your experiences in public libraries and in makerspaces, as public librarians and public library users. 

    We would like to invite you to take part in this process, to share your knowledge and experiences with us. For your participation, you will be entered into a drawing for a $30 Amazon gift card. Your involvement is voluntary. Any information you share with us will be kept private and confidential. For more information, and if you want to participate, please visit the following online survey:

    If you have any questions, please contact us at and  

    Thank you,

    Dr. Amelia Anderson and Dr. Abigail Phillips

    Amelia Anderson
    Assistant Professor
    Old Dominion University