Pondering Budget Reprogramming

Lenora Oftedahl flagged on the PNLA list a story by Fox Chicago News. This television station is located in the same geographic area as ALA Headquarters. In light of the Illinois Budget Crisis, one writer at the station questioned whether libraries were justifiable expenses or if the money could be better spent shoring up policing, education, and public pension budgets instead.

Comments

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

Debate

If you scroll forward to 2:10 in the video you can see two guests debate the issue of libraries

Library Commissioner Response

Syndicate content