"American Libraries" cites top 10 stories of 2010
| Jan 04, 2011
Several Fox TV affiliates aired a segment June 28 titled: “Are Libraries Necessary, or a Waste of Tax Money?” The answer, according to American Libraries, the magazine of the American Library Association, should have been apparent before the question was even asked: Gate counts and circulation documented that libraries were more in demand than ever, and patrons were not about to surrender their neighborhood research and recreation hubs to budget cuts.
The tension over library closures in many communities is one of the top 10 stories followed by American Libraries. For the rest of the list, visit the magazine's website.