Social Work and Libraries

Library Social Work: Separating Fact From Fiction
This article acts as a fantastic starting point when considering social work and your library.

Social Work Liaison's Toolkit from the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), American Library Association
ACRL assembled this detailed, informative toolkit for libraries.

Archived Social Work Forum recordings from the Public Library Association (PLA)
The Social Work Forum is a series of webinars brought to you by PLA.

Social Workers in Libraries webinars from WebJunction
WebJunction is a wonderful source for continuing education in many areas. Follow the above link to view available webinars related to social work.

Serving At-Risk Patrons: Lessons from Library Social Workers from the American Library Association (ALA)
This archived webinar from ALA provides a good starting point when investigating the existence of social workers in libraries.

Social Workers DC Public Library from FYI: The Public Libraries Podcast by the Public Library Association (PLA)
Featuring social worker Jean Badalamenti, the Health and Human Services Assistant Manager at the Washington, D.C. Public Library. In her role with the library, she leads system-wide initiatives in a variety of areas.