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Email: gmcgann@tippcitylibrary.org   Twitter: @@gracemrn5

Grace McGann is a teen librarian with a penchant for stress-baking. She received her MSLIS at the University of Illinois iSchool.

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Public Libraries are Feeling the Impact of the Latest Surges

As we near the 2-year anniversary of the first lockdown, libraries continue to feel the effects of skyrocketing COVID-19 case numbers. The Delta and Omicron surges have forced libraries to adjust yet again in the face of rampant staffing shortages, testing demand, and schools going remote. Libraries are constantly adjusting to continue being a resource to their communities.