Libraries-Unexpected Sites of Hate Crimes|, C.Mele

We are all diminished as a society when even one of us is attacked for the simple act of reading .

Librarians are and always have been defenders of the right to read, intellectual freedom and privacy as the foundation of a functioning Democracy.

These unprecedented attacks on people inside libraries is profoundly disturbing. What happens to us and our precious, hard won freedom when we no longer feel safe in our library?

ScrnGrbCred: newyorktimes.cim 7Dec’16

from PLAN22 Archibrarians

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