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LIBRARIES IN CRISIS
My Salute to Librarians
From the moment I entered the hushed, sacred precinct of the Brownsville Children's Library in Brownsville, Brooklyn, back in the mid-1930s, I have been a passionate advocate of the public library.
Lemony Snicket Helps Kid In Little Free Library Dispute
The Library Fight in Plain Sight
Founder, Urban Librarians Unite
It is time to talk seriously about branch libraries. It is time to focus on the community libraries that are within walking distance of nearly each and every New Yorker.
Why We Absolutely Need To Care More About Libraries
The bottom line is libraries and the institutions associated with them are predictable and convenient targets for anyone taking an axe to a government budget. While the services they provide are vital, they're relatively invisible to the powerful.
Here's Why You Should Be Fighting To Save Libraries
Barbara K. Stripling
President, American Library Association (ALA)
The sounds of libraries today reveal the impact of libraries throughout our lives -- from the excited giggles of toddlers in storytimes to the "aha's!" of young people engaged in inquiry to the quiet conversations of senior citizens discovering new authors and using computers to research.
Can The American Library Survive?
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