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  • Hi Darcy, I'm happy to help with this. I'll send you a separate email. Sarah Johnson, MLIS, LMSW Reference and Instruction Librarian, Assistant Professor Hunter College Libraries New York, NY 10065 sjo0034@hunter.cuny.edu https://mswstudentsinlibraries.com/ ...

  • We have a social work intern who started her internship at our library yesterday. She is interested in talking or corresponding with anyone who is a social worker or intern at a public library. She is hoping to learn about other's experiences and hear ...

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    stable funding

    We have created a trauma-Iinformed library transformation project in a municipal public library that has been very successful. It was funded through a grant, but now it needs to be institutionalized with stable funding (not living grant to grant). Can ...

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    statistics

    Hi: Would anyone like to share the statistical information that they keep for the patrons that they serve? Please and thank you, Shari Buchmann Library Social Worker ------------------------------ Shari Buchmann Community Support Specialist Public ...

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  • Social Work in Public Libraries Virtual Forums

    Join us for a series of interactive virtual forums, in which a rotating panel consisting of members of the PLA Social Worker Task Force will answer your questions related to social work in public libraries. This is an opportunity to learn from the experts and engage with your peers on social service issues facing public libraries today. Attendees are encouraged to share their experiences and ask questions throughout the session.

    The virtual forums are free, but registration is required. You can register for one or more.

    The next virtual forum is:

    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    2:00–2:30 PM Central

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