Queens Library Undaunted by Hurricane Sandy


What do you do when a devastating hurricane prevents your community from going to the library?

You bring the library to the people with “a mobile book bus” and “a rapid response team of librarians.”

Librarians: dedicated to their jobs to the point of heroism.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →