january, 2021

wed20jan12:00 PM12:30 PMOnline Event: Library Interview with Ryan Dowd: Executive Director of the Hesed House12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Event Details

Ryan is the executive Director of the Hesed House in Aurora Illinois. As the executive Director for over 18 years, Ryan started training library employees on how to work with homeless patrons, which led to a book “The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone.”

This is an online event that you can conveniently watch on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/sjcpls or our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/sjclibraryvid ​

St. Johns Reads is the St. Johns County Public Library System’s annual one-book, one-community program. Presented for the 16th year, 2021’s program features a variety of virtual programs on The Library Book by Susan Orlean. The Library Book is available to enjoy in printlarge printaudiobook on discdigital audiobook, and eBook formats. Special thanks to our generous Friends of the Library groups for sponsoring our St. Johns Reads programming.


(Wednesday) 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM