In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, libraries in New York helped storm victims find documents, fill out forms, connect to the Internet and plan how to rebuild. There’s a growing awareness of the important role libraries can play in disaster relief.
Libraries are much more than just a warehouse of books.
"Mom, can C (4 yr old) stay down here with me for her quiet time?" the 8 yr old asks. "Sure but she has to stay with you and you two play nicely together." I respond. "We will."
5-10 minutes later…
"Mom, can C take her quiet time now? She is cranky."