A Very Wet Monday

Water is a major threat to libraries.  Over the years, water has damaged library materials via roof leaks, burst pipes, and river flooding.  As you can see from the map below, water is a major issue in several places across the United States today.  (Flood advisories and warnings are in green.)  Here are a couple of questions we should all be asking ourselves: How’s our supply of plastic covering?  Are any of our unique or hard to replace materials in the path of potential flooding?