The Library in a City’s Time of Crisis


Libraries are major hubs that serve the community, and even more so in times when people are looking for help. Over at the Atlantic, Deborah Fallows details the efforts to preserve the San Bernardino library, which has seen an increased sense of community after the tragic shootings last year:

When I asked people what felt different in [San Bernardino], some of the language was new. They used phrases like “a show of resiliency,”  “a commitment to try to do better,” and “to believe in the city.”

Victor Luo is a graduate of UC Davis's MA in Creative Writing program specializing in fiction. He lives in Los Angeles where he loves never having to be cold. More from this author →