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Librarians and Community Values

Courtesy of The Curmudgeony Librarian:

A Librarian at Every Table

"Librarians have an important role to play in building community in neighborhoods, towns, cities, counties, states and the nation. People have great faith in libraries as fair and trusted institutions and in librarians as the honest and diligent keepers and disseminators of the human record.

There are many demands on librarians today to integrate new technologies in service of a digital future. Sometimes we feel that these demands pull us from the traditional values that inform our daily work. This website is a resource to demonstrate the value of librarianship in the community building movement."

(Comment: Backed by Kathleen de la Pena McCook. Intriguing. I should probably wait until I finish spring semester because I want to delve sinto this. I also need to join the Progressive Librarians Guild ... )