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Susan McClellan Author Archive


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photograph of a girl in a library setting reading a large book

Breaking Down Barriers to Library Service-Going Fine Free

As community driven institutions, libraries should focus on removing all possible barriers to achieve equality of access for every member of our communities.

illustrations of various items that libraries are now lending (seeds, tools, sewing machines, etc.)

Community Connections and Creating a Library of Things

The idea is to lend things that people need, so they won’t have to buy them. A Library of Things helps to reduce consumption and waste while providing access to many items people may not be able to purchase.