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Daniel Berra Author Archive

Email: DanielB@pflugervilletx.gov  

Daniel Berra has held leadership roles in libraries for the last 15 years, including the last 5 as the assistant director of the Pflugerville (TX) Public Library. He oversees the programming librarians, the library’s electronic resources, cultivates support for small business and job seekers and leads the library’s efforts related to local history. He holds a B.A. in Geography and a Master of Science in Information Studies, both from the University of Texas at Austin. When not at the library you might find him bird-watching and taking photographs.

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The Return to Public Spaces: Alleviating Anxiety for Staff, Patrons, and Yourself

All of us have different feelings related to the end of the pandemic and a return to normal life. As keepers of a public space, librarians are wise to bear this in mind when thinking about our library guests, staff, and ourselves.