In recognition of the significant and unique challenges our member libraries face due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Arkansas Library Association establishes the Pandemic Response Committee, on Friday, April 10, 2020. The Committee’s responsibility will be to gather resources and facilitate effective preparedness on the part of our member libraries and as an Association.
1. Collect and distribute information regarding best practices for pandemic preparedness measures, capacity development, and response2. Provide resources and technical assistance to Arkansas libraries in outbreak and potential outbreak areas
5. Celebrate and recognize the incredible and valuable work being done by our member libraries during this and any future epidemic or pandemic emergencies