Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Library Systems Embracing Their New Roles As Social Service Hubs

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/library-systems-embracing-their-new-roles-as-social-service-hubs

“We didn’t have good ways to get people into treatment,” Hardy says. “We’re working systematically on making changes to that process and to provide treatment on demand.”

“These two disciplines, librarians and social work, come together so beautifully — we can look at these issues from two different angles,” she says. “We’re getting out there, talking to these decision-makers, and advocating.”