Posted by: Burlington Public Library (WA) | November 30, 2011

Website Records Library Crisis

“Can the American library survive?”
“Children’s Laureate Warns ‘Society Will Pay’ For Library Closures
“Why we need library rental fees”

 These are all headlines on a new online “library central.”  It tells stories from all across the nation about libraries struggling to stay open, funded, and responsive to community needs.  From specific locales (“New Jersey City Preparing to Close ALL Libraries”) to how citizens are rising up to insist that access to libraries is essential, the esteemed Huffington Post website has decided this is an issue worth highlighting and debating.

 Click on the logo below to visit the site, and get a glimpse of what’s happening to libraries across the nation and the world.

 What’s your stand?  Are libraries important enough to you to become a library advocate?  Let us know in the comments, below.

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