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Social Work At The Library


East Bend Public Library

East Bend Public Library

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Librarians’ jobs have changed a lot over the years as access to computers has become nearly as important to some people as access to books. Another thing that many library visitors may need access to: social services. This summer the Deschutes Public Library system has had a social worker in training on hand to offer assistance in finding housing, food stamps, public defenders, and other services.

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