"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.
"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