Our entire senior campaigns class is focused on service-learning. Sweet Southern PR’s client, East Baton Rouge Parish Library, is an absolute shining star, y’all. We are so thankful to have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with such an innovative group of people. Mary Stein, assistant library director, is our primary contact. She understands the civic responsibility of libraries in the community and realizes that libraries are tools dedicated to serving the public.

Libraries can experience some backlash for being outdated or not useful in today’s world, but Mary and her team work hard to ensure that is not the case for EBRPL. The library took part in a national campaign called “Geek the Library,” which was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. If you want to hear a little more from Mary, here is her speech from the 2013 TEDxLSU event.

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