Thursday, May 26, 2011

"Closing Libraries is Child Abuse"

Catch the 8-minute audio clip (first on Part II of the program) on the closure of libraries in the LA Unifed School District and in the UK from last night's As It Happens (CBC Radio).  UK author and playwright Alan Bennett calls such closures "child abuse." 

VESTA's Nan, thanks for bringing this clip to my attention and sharing.  How do you like my blog?  Catch up on more library news here!

"Libraries Face Growing Demand for e-Books"

Janet Steffenhagen's Report Card blog, May 24, examines the struggles and complications that delivering e-books provides for both libraries and publishing companies.  Interesting dimension of this consideration:  "The most popular titles feature romance and passion, including Harlequin Romance."

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