Adult Services Specialist, Chelmsford Public Library
Besides working in public libraries, Laura has also been a research assistant at Harvard, a lecturer at Keene State College, a teacher, an audio-visual archivist, and has spent time on the lecture circuit in Hungary. Throughout her career she has worked to build inclusive collections, analyze institutional policies and infrastructure for accessibility, and has hosted educational and collaborative programs. She believes that public libraries should center on diversity, equity, and inclusion in order to foster resilience, connection, growth, and so much more within their communities.
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