Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Sonoma County Libraries to close for ten days

I better hurry up with my library reviews, look what's happening!

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Another sign of the damn times.

Here I am, bumbling along, confident that libraries will always be there - until they are not, that is. I'm still not used to them being closed on Sundays and that happened years ago. (Maybe even a decade ago. Hush!) I'm thinking of the school children without a place to study or do research, of the moms who rely on the library as an inexpensive educational and recreational resource and just plain quiet time. Holy moley!

I understand that the library administration had to make some tough decisions; I see the same tough decisions being made on campus where I work. But I worry about a society that hesitates to fully fund schools and libraries and parks, that when they are needed most, they are least available.


  1. I can't believe Sonoma County is closing their library's website, too, during those ten days. I've never heard of such a thing.

  2. no, neither have's a ridiculous situation. But I guess if they're going to shut down, they should shut down all the way.


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