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              Libraries and Homelessness

            An Action Guide

                      JULIE ANN WINKELSTEIN

             “ Essential for every library’s staff collection. ”
                                         —Library Journal, October 1, 2021
              Taking a holistic approach that will help you to better understand the experience of
            homelessness within the context of your library community, this book offers new strategies
            and tools for addressing the challenge of meeting the needs of the entire community,
            including those who are unstably housed. With basic facts, statistics, and conversations    July 2021 ,  267pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4
            about homelessness, the author makes a case for why libraries should provide support,   Paperback: 978-1-4408-6278-6
            explains exactly which needs they may be able (or unable) to meet, and shows how this    $55.00 ,  £41.00 ,  €46,00
            support can be a natural part of the library services you already provide.  eBook: 978-1-4408-6279-3
            Topics discussed include trauma-informed care, harm reduction, and mental and physical
            health challenges; brief stories and concrete examples illustrate the principles and     JULIE ANN WINKELSTEIN , PhD, MLIS, is an
            guidelines discussed. Citing innovative services such as Dallas Public Library’s “coffee and   activist, writer, and teacher who worked as
                                                                              a public librarian for 20 years. She teaches
            conversation” program and San Francisco Public Library’s social worker program, the book   a library school course on homelessness,
            offers both food for thought and tools for action as public librarians strive to understand   poverty, and libraries at the University of
            and meet the needs of a population that has traditionally been stereotyped and excluded.   Tennessee, Knoxville.

              The Passive Programming Playbook

            101 Ways to Get Library Customers off the Sidelines

                      PAULA WILLEY AND ANDRIA L. AMARAL
             “ will appeal broadly to library program planners, particularly those on tight
              Packed with great ideas that require little money or staff time, this volume

              budgets and those who want to expand patron participation. ”
                                                        —Library Journal, July 1, 2021
              Passive programming is a cheap, quick, fun way to make all library customers feel like part
            of the community. It can support reading initiatives, foster family engagement, encourage
            visit frequency, and coax interaction out of library lurkers—while barely making a dent in
            your programming budget. Passive programming can be targeted at children, teens, adults,    May 2021 ,  227pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4
            or seniors; used to augment existing programs; and executed in places where staff-led   Paperback: 978-1-4408-7056-9
                                                                               $55.00 ,  £41.00 ,  €46,00
            programming can’t reach. It can be light-footed, spontaneous, and easily deployed to   eBook: 978-1-4408-7057-6
            reflect and respond to current news, media, library events, and even the weather. But even
            passive programming pros run out of ideas sometimes, and when that happens, they want     PAULA WILLEY  is a children’s librarian in
            a fresh, funny source of inspiration.                             Baltimore, MD.
              FEATURES                                                        ANDRIA L. AMARAL plans and develops
                                                                              public library programs and collections and
            •  Make programming less intimidating                             services for students in grades 6–12.
            •  Get the most bang for your buck from whatever resources you have available
            •  Make diverse customers feel welcome and seen
            •  Encourage repeat/regular library visits
            •  Boost your programming statistics

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