Moving Forward: Key Findings from New Libraries' COVID-19 Response Survey

 

A new survey from the American Library Association captures how public, academic, and school libraries are continuing to adjust services while preparing for the phased reopening of their facilities. Join survey administrators and librarians as they discuss results, trends, and reopening practices, as well as new data on current and projected library budget and staffing impacts related to the crisis.

Speakers

Anastasia Diamond-Ortiz, Chief Executive Officer/Director, Lorain Public Library System

Dawn La Valle, Director, Division of Development, Connecticut State Library

Denise Fritsch, Ed.D., Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Gateway Community and Technical College

Mary Jane Petrowski, Associate Director, Association for College and Research Libraries

Emily Plagman, Manager, Impact & Advocacy, Public Library Association

A 13-minute video overview of the survey results can be viewed at https://vimeo.com/427459897. Viewing this ahead of time will provide a helpful introduction to topics that will be covered in further depth during the webinar.