3 for Thursday: 3 Practical Reasons to Support Public Libraries

photo of Way Library, Perrysburg, OH

Way Public Library (Perrysburg, Ohio)

It’s National Library Week and we’d like to remind you that there are many reasons to support your local library. We’ve got three important and practical ones right here in one of our favorite archived posts at The Discarded Image (“3 Practical Reasons to Support Public Libraries”). Check it out.

“…I had conversations with people who felt that the library was not a top priority in an economic recession. (I understood the concern though I disagreed with the argument.) And some people felt that it isn’t their responsibility to fund books for other people’s kids (a claim that betrays an ignorance of both the nature of libraries and the profiles of library patrons)….” Read the full post here.

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