Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Some great ideas here from Australia

Despite closing their doors, libraries have been overwhelmed with demand during isolation

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-17/how-libraries-came-to-the-rescue-during-isolation/12242042

Key points:

  • Demand for library services has surged since the shutdown began in March
  • Staff have quickly found innovative ways to offer traditional service digitally
  • WA’s state library has provided an internet service for people with no other access

Story time TV studio

Bears in quarantine and live TV

Renewed love for libraries buoys staff

Borrowing of digital items doubles

Online services adapt rapidly