August 14, 2012

Nine Reasons To Save Public Libraries



I saw this fantastic article:
and I just had to share it with you 



6 comments:

  1. Libraries are awesome and do such a great service for the community. Libraries have become more than just book lending; they have become community centers.

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    1. Yes Natasha, yes! There is nothing in the world like a public library and to see them in decline is sad.

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  2. This is a great article. I must say however, to me chagrin, my local public library seems to be devoting most of its energies towards maintaing and lending a large inventory of popular DVDs instead of concentrating on maintaining and enhancing its collection of books.

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    1. At times I wish my local library had a decent DVD collection, but I'm thankful that they have a fantastic collection of books

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  3. Jennifer, Great to "meet" you! I loved the article you shared and put a link to this blog post on my blog post about libraries (which I published just a few days before you! We are definitely on the same word nerd wavelength!). I'm so glad you found me and I look forward to sharing "bookish" thoughts with you! Have a great week!
    P.S. I'm also currently a small town girl, and I am familiar with Wisconsin (beer and brats, etc), as my mom's family is from Milwaukee. Where are you?

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    1. Even weirder is that when I started this blog I named it Wisconsin Word Nerd. Doo doo doooo dooo (Twilight music, lol)

      Thanks for linking back to me! I'm going to add you to my little blogroll "Blogs I Dig" because I'm crushing on your site.

      Beer and brats and Packer football! I'm in the northern part of the state, in Hayward.

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