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.

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  • Social workers try to "meet their clients where they are." Increasingly, people experiencing life challenges are going to the public library, therefore more libraries are bringing ...

  • Hi everybody- Happy Spring! This is the final call to participate in this survey. I am conducting a survey with Dr. Emily Knox at the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign ...

  • I realize this answer is being posted waaaay after the question was posed, but I have not been in this group very long, so forgive me!  I am a social work intern for a library ...

  • I am conducting a survey with Dr. Emily Knox at the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign about   Library Services for Sexual and Reproductive Health Information. If you are ...

  • The Duluth Public Library is interested in working with a consultant to assess the security situation at its downtown Main Library. This project would involve looking at the interior ...

  • Hi everyone, Just wanted to let you know that the PLA Social Worker Task Force will be offering a full-day preconference program at the upcoming PLA 2022 conference (March 23-25, ...

  • 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 ...

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