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Public libraries are incredibly important in economic bad times. Things people just bought for themselves without thinking, they now borrow if they can. People need emergency assistance with housing or medical or childcare and they don’t know how to find an appropriate agency or charity. People are looking for jobs and need assistance finding listings…

Louisville was hit with a massive rainstorm that overwhelmed the sewer system and caused massive flooding everywhere. It took out the bottom floor of the library. Preliminary damage is assessed at $1M, but I would expect that to go higher (see). I divided a session at CIL with Greg Schwartz a few years ago. He…