The Importance of the “Public” Part of “Public Library”

Truthout has posted an admirably comprehensive series of arguments for why citizens should resist the periodic attempts (many of them successful) of municipal governments to privatize the operation of public libraries.

Even if you’ve read other blogposts about this issue before, we bet that you will learn something you didn’t already know if you read this excellent essay by David Morris, Vice President of the Minneapolis-based Institute for Local Self-Reliance.

Found via alert Virginia-based (retired) librarian Steve Murden


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