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Jenna Nemec-Loise is a relationship architect, community builder, teen advocate, and early childhood specialist living in Chicago. A champion of youth, families, and libraries, she's also Member Content Editor of the ALSC Everyday Advocacy website and advocacy columnist for the ALSC Children and Libraries magazine. Jenna loves teen lit and is currently reading Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina.


A Little Extra Help – Why Public Libraries Need Social Workers

This past May, the D.C. Public Library hired a social worker to help improve outcomes for homeless patrons. Great idea, right? You might even say it’s a no-brainer. So why aren’t more public libraries doing the same?