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Episode 92: Alejandro Gallegos On The Librarian's Life | The Writers Grotto
What’s your dream library? San Francisco Public Library Community Engagement Manager Alejandro Gallegos joins us in the studio this week to regale BQ and Larry with tales of scolding signage, boffo library programs, community engagement ambitions and visions of his “dream library,” plus a tale of synchronicity that finally names the “unnamed family” shown in library archive photos. “Information can be threatening to many people. Here in the U.S., the library is a place where information is available to everyone.” 11:48: What libraries can mean to communities 20:00: SFPL’s “One City, One Book” — a citywide book club 24:12: How a librarian was made 30:03: How libraries have changed in the past 25 years 43:50: How SFPL has met issues of budgeting challenges and recent growth 50:35: What is the perfect library? …