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.
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.