Although a recent survey by the Public Library Association (PLA) found that 98% of public libraries have closed their buildings, they are still finding new and innovative ways to provide important services to their communities. Public libraries have had to move services online, offering virtual storytimes and programs, and promoting digital resources and services. Check out this article from Smart Cities Dive that highlights some of the many ways that public libraries are continuing to serve during these challenging times.
We get it. This is a challenging topic for all of us to grasp. This is especially true for our little ones. PBS Kids has compiled some wonderful resources to help make these conversations easier. Feel free to share any favorite tips with all parents in the comments. Thanks, PBS KIDS !