Ep 35 – Belonging, Safety, and Police Presence in Libraries with Stacy Collins – part 2

In this two-part interview, we chat with Stacy Collins, Research & Instruction Librarian at Simmons University in Boston, about police in libraries, as well as the role of policing in the forms of social work and librarianship.


  • 0:00 – 1:24 Intro
  • 1:24 – 5:56 Why police shouldn’t be in libraries
  • 5:56 – 9:56 How to talk about police and security in your workplace
  • 9:56 – 15:35 Social workers and private security in libraries
  • 15:35 – 21:05 Final thoughts on liberation, oppression, and complicity

Follow Stacy on Twitter @DarkLiterata

Listen to the episode here: https://anchor.fm/organizing-ideas/episodes/Ep-35—Belonging–Safety–and-Police-Presence-in-Libraries-with-Stacy-Collins—part-2-emil48

Read along with the transcript: https://tinyurl.com/yyykj645 

The cover art is done by our friend Andrea Lukic (https://www.andrealukic.com/).

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