In the first part of this episode, Chris and Bob are joined by Emily Drabinski, Interim Chief Librarian at The Graduate Center, City University of New York and candidate for President of the American Library Association. The discussion focused on what Emily can bring to the office. In the interest of fairness, both Emily and her opponent Kelvin Watson were asked the same questions so potential voters can hear their positions. You can learn more about Emily’s positions by visiting

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