The Library As Safety Net


Francie Diep writes for Pacific Standard on how public libraries in Los Angeles are handling the state-of-emergency-level homeless population.

Michelle Vider is a writer based in Philadelphia. Her work has appeared/is forthcoming in The Toast, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Atlas and Alice, Baldhip Magazine, and others. Find her at or @meanchelled. More from this author →