Fellow local Philly blogger Josh Kruger turned me onto this article originally posted on Philly.com: Budget crisis shutters libraries at 2 top schools. In short, because of yet again more budget cuts, two Philadelphia school’s need to close their frequently used libraries due to not having the funds to maintain a librarian. Now before you read on, you need to understand that if there is one group or generation I’ve always felt needed the most support, it’s our youth. They have the least amount of say in what happens to their futures and therefore I feel it is our goal as a society to ensure they have the most possibilities and opportunities that we can provide.
Now onto why I know Philly Libraries are closing because you don’t care. Continue reading