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Importance of libraries – an answer to a child

In 1970, the new Troy Children’s Librarian wrote to “dozens of actors, authors, artists, musicians, playwrights, librarians, and politicians of the day. She asked them to write a letter to the children of Troy about the importance of libraries, and their memories of reading and of books.” (Our History: Letters to the Children of Troy, May …

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Librarians the next step in evolution?

I was reading an article not so long ago – How Google is making us smarter – which in turn was almost looking to counter a previous article – Is Google making us stupid? You can check out either or both at your leisure, but the former got me thinking. In How Google is making …

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