Open Hand, Open Heart @ Library Open House
By Hallie (Chaya Sarah) Cantor
Hedi Steinberg Library
Maker space. Community center. No wonder so many libraries are getting face lifts. But underneath all the ever-changing trends and technologies, the human heart beats on.
“Virtual Library Open House”—held via Zoom on Friday, March 5, for faculty, and Tuesday, March 9, for staff—introduced viewers to the delights, both present and future, of Yeshiva University’s libraries: Pollack, Mendel Gottesman (MGL), and Hedi Steinberg (HSL).
Hosted by Moshe Schapiro, MGL Reference Librarian, tech-controlled by Library Systems Administrator J.B. Holderness, and timed by Chriss Dalen, the Library Administrative Coordinator, the Virtual Library Open House made the “virtual” a deeply personal experience, highlighting recent and tentative developments as well as…