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Fox Chicago News Attacks Libraries

In an inflammatory piece entitled “Are Libraries Necessary, or a Waste of Tax Money?” Fox Chicago News attacked the local library system. You can watch the full report in the video embedded above. UPDATE: We rounded up a few reader responses to this article here.

Here’s an excerpt: “They eat up millions of your hard earned tax dollars. It’s money that could be used to keep your child’s school running. So with the internet and e-books, do we really need millions for libraries?”

Between misguided news articles and budget cuts, your local library needs your help. Check out our massive Best Library People on Twitter list to support the librarians near you. (Via Toby Greenwalt)

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