This time last year, librarian Amber O’Brien-Verhulst was popping Mentos into diet cola to demonstrate the kid-favorite, explosive scientific reaction to a captivated audience on the lawn of the Stanislaus County Library Modesto Branch.
This year, the pandemic halted in-person activities, but it hasn’t stopped the library from providing access to their services, books or other materials, though they’re mostly virtual.
“Our buildings are closed, but we are here,” said Sarah Dentan, County Librarian.
She said when the coronavirus hit, the library staff quickly pivoted their activities and services to online.
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