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July 30, 2014

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Many Return to School in a Landscape Altered by Hurricane Sandy

Messages requesting donations posted on the doors of John Jay High School in Brooklyn, currently an evacuation shelter for Hurricane Sandy victims.

Though schools in New York and New Jersey have re-opened this week, many buildings are too damaged to receive students. Lack of power, heat, flooding are all issues that schools are facing.

In Sandy’s Aftermath, School Librarians Support Patrons, Communities, and One Another

Librarian Allie Bruce reads Where the Wild Things Are to children at the Bank Street School for Children

Despite the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Sandy, librarians are doing all that they can to serve their communities, from reaching out to offer donations to those affected by the crisis, to librarians compiling resources to give emotional support to their students.