The Public Library Association and OCLC, a global library cooperative, researched the efforts undertaken by 8 public libraries to address the impact of the opioid crisis in their communities. This report provides case study of analysis of the 8 libraries including: Barrington Public Library, Rhode Island; Blount County Public Library, Tennessee; Everett Public Library, Washington; Kalamazoo Public Library, Michigan; New Orleans Public Library, Louisiana; Salt Lake County Library, Utah; and the Twinsburg Public Library, Ohio.
Authors: S.G. Allen, L. Clar, M. Coleman, L.S. Connaway, C. Cyr, K. Morgan, and M. Procaccini
Funding Source: The program is made possible by support from OCLC and the Public Library Association and through a National Leadership Grant (project number LG-00-18-0298-18) from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Case study reports of library initiatives to address the opioid crisis in 8 communities across the county