The Fulton County Library System serves thousands of people in its community each month. In 2018, Fulton County Public Libraries embarked on a sweeping renovation project. This included closing the Central Branch in downtown Atlanta for 2 years. For some using this branch, it is their only connection to their services and materials, including their only connection to the internet.
Outreach Librarian, Amanda Densmore, decided it would be a good idea to partner with Atlanta City Parks, and bring the internet and its resources to the members of the community despite the library building being closed. The Parks administration was already planning on bringing Wi-Fi into Woodruff Park, so the library provided laptops, and the “Library on the Lawn” program began.
Join us to learn more about how Densmore got her inspiration for this program, how it started, and how your library could adopt the idea to help impact your community. Register now!