Public Libraries

The Grand Opportunity: Creating Community, Equity and Innovation with Houston Public Libraries

May 8, 2019  • Amy Garmer

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Thirty library, government, nonprofit, and business leaders convened at the historic Julia Ideson Library Building in Houston in November 2017 to explore opportunities for working more closely and more intentionally with Houston’s public libraries. The Houston Dialogue on Public Libraries highlighted the changing role of libraries in response to educational, economic, social, and technological changes in society and explored strategies for leveraging the resources and expertise of the Houston Public Library system to address critical needs for recovery and rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Visit the interactive Houston Library Dialogue Report Website to learn more.