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Are you inadvertently creating access barriers that prevent your patrons from using the library? Do your policies and procedures create barriers for your community? This program will help you recognize institutional barriers and how they disenfranchise the populations that need library services the most.

Participants will leave the webinar with:
• The ability to recognize unintentional barriers
• Real-life examples of implementing change
• Components for the conversation to begin making changes

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Original broadcast October 22, 2019

Biography ~ Carrie Valdes
Carrie Valdes has been the Director of the Grand County Public Library in Moab, UT since 2007 although she has worked for the library for almost 20 years. She has a MLS from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor’s in Human Resources. She has lived in Utah all her life (except for a brief stint in Mexico) and is passionate about reducing institutional barriers to library access for all community members.