Travis Johnson wrote:Every Friday a county wide group discusses how we can impart change to help better address addiction and mental health in our community...at the local library.
Stacy Witscher wrote:Unfortunately, the library system here is terrible. I don't know if rural areas have better libraries because there isn't much else available, but here in the Bay Area, they are rather pointless. I actually have better luck at used book stores, which we have a lot of.
Stacy 1) if you can afford it, some libraries that are outside your 'tax' region will allow you to join for the equivalent of the taxes you aren't paying, 2) this sounds like a good issue to bring up at your local "City Hall" or its equivalent.
they don't participate in the county library system
This might seem like a bizarre suggestion, but one of my pet peeves is the apparent drop in the quality of driving in my community. I'd like to see a driver trainer computer in my library for anyone to use. It would help people assess their abilities and remind them of things they've gotten sloppy about. With the large number of seniors in my community, it is becoming a larger issue, as they've got the highest accident rate after the beginner driver. I also agree with Raven's suggestions about giving people access to professional journals and online training courses.
what can libraries do to improve
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