Friday, March 14, 2008

From last night's News Hour on PBS

The Reading Room *
Guest essayist Julia Keller of the Chicago Tribune reflects on the future for public libraries.
Go to In the right-hand column, click on
Reading Room.
-- a really great piece on libraries!

Some quotes:
" ... it's not what you come for [books,computers, dvds] that really counts, it's what you leave with..."

"How we get our knowledge may change, but human nature doesn't. And there is something profoundly consoling about a public library, about a shared space brimming with stories..."

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