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Report from China from an International School Librarian: Making Sense of School Closures

A librarian that’s personally witnessed the SARS outbreak, Arab Spring, the onset of H1N1, swine flu, the ouster of President Morsi, Ebola, and now COVID-19 offers advice and perspective on school shutdowns.

Guest Post: Wrestling with School Library Closures by J. F. Fox

There will come a time when this pandemic ends and we can get back to business as usual. Which is to say, the business of fighting to protect our school libraries and school librarians from the chopping block. Written before the arrival of COVID-19, author J.F. Fox’s piece here today is no less timely for what it has to say.

Fusenews: “The Hardy boys were tense with a realization of their peril.”

So I’m reading through my weekly edition of AL Direct and I notice that no matter what worldwide occurrence takes place, librarians are always there. Whether it’s damage to two libraries in Egypt, stories from the librarians in Christchurch, New Zealand, or how the Wisconsin Library Association delayed Library Legislative Day due to the protests, […]