For library lovers...
"Cutting libraries during a recession is like cutting hospitals during a plague."
-- Eleanor Crumblehulme, library assistant, University of British Columbia
"Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism."- Author Neil Gaiman Here he talks about the future and importance of reading and daydreaming.
50 great quotes about books, including:
"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them." –Joseph Brodsky
Below are links that highlight the value of libraries in our society. If you're a fan of libraries, please don't keep it a secret!
Caroline Kennedy's Speech
Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries at Rutgers University
The changing role of the school librarian media specialist