Multnomah County Library director lauded for increasing diversity
PORTLAND, OR – Molly Raphael, the Director of Libraries for Multnomah County, has been awarded the Arthur Flemming Civil Rights Award for her efforts to increase diversity in library employment, collections and programming. This award is given by the Managers of Color affinity group of Multnomah County.
Multnomah County Library's annual lecture lets kids and others hear first-hand from noted writers
PORTLAND, OR – Though her writing has encompassed topics as diverse as the Holocaust and the Triangle Fire, dystopian societies, Maine in the 1970s and second grade classrooms, author Lois Lowry's bookshave consistently dealt with a central theme: the importance of human connections.