Racist ideology and violence, Library relief grants

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Eugene Kim (CC BY 2.0)

Public libraries around the state are getting creative with federal relief grant money. We find out about the new programs they’re investing in and take your shout-outs for your local library system. We also learn how the racist ideology espoused by a mass shooter in Buffalo circulates in extremist circles.

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  • Libraries getting creative with pandemic grants, offering new services

    We learn about some of the creative ways libraries around Wisconsin are using relief fund grants. Then we hear from listeners about why they love their local booklenders.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Cynthia Miller-Idriss Guest
  • Madeline Fox Guest
  • Leah Langby Guest

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