Posts Tagged ‘libraries’

Campaign to Close All Libraries

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Close the libraries. No one uses them. Why not turn them into a kind of glorified government funded internet café instead? Oh…they have. (more…)

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The Libraries of Freedom

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Today a colleague of mine told me about the book she’s reading. More surprising than the book itself was the fact that it was a library book. I honestly hadn’t seen one in years.

The library was a place I used to frequent at university, college or school. I used to spend hours trawling through the library catalogue looking for obscure and interesting reads. Or going through CDs and video tapes. It was very relaxing and eye-opening. Almost like freedom and seems a long, long time ago but the plastic cover of this book and the date stamped on the first page brought back something akin to emotion. The good old days. That old scam. (more…)

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