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Title Public libraries and resilient cities / edited by Michael Dudley.

Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Reference    R 021.2 PUB    Available
Description xvi, 175 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Exploring public library contributions to urban resiliency / Dr. Glen Holt -- Finding room for everyone : libraries confront social exclusion / Jennifer Hoyer -- Baltimore's equalizer : lessons in social equity from the Enoch Pratt Free Library / Vanessa N. Francis -- Queens Library's Literacy Zone Welcome Center at Long Island City / Deborah Olley Murphy and Denise Clark -- From outreach to community development : making socially sustainable choices at Winnipeg Public Library / Monique Woroniak -- Summer foods, libraries, and resiliency : creative problem solving and community partnerships in Massachusetts / Melissa S. Rauseo and Julie Biando Edwards -- Public library gardens : playing a role in ecologically sustainable communities / Mary Wilkins Jordan -- Partners for the future : public libraries and local governments creating sustainable communities / Urban Libraries Council -- A "people's palace" : public libraries and placemaking / Maija Berndtson -- In the wake of Hurricane Ike : the Houston Public Library responds with community-based disaster recovery services and the "Children's Zone" / Meller Langford and Roosevelt Weeks with Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson -- Public libraries and the predicament of peak oil and climate change / Matthew Havens and Michael Dudley -- Collaborative community library planning and economic crisis : the case of Harare, Zimbabwe / Innocent Chirisa -- Engaging communities, making a difference : Edmonton Public Library's community-led service philosophy / Pilar Martinez.
Subject Libraries and metropolitan areas.
Libraries and metropolitan areas -- United States.
Added Author Dudley, Michael (Michael Q.) editor of compilation.
ISBN 9780838911365 (alk. paper)
0838911366 (alk. paper)

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