A Sad Tale of the Library without Books

November 17, 2009


On NPR last week, I listened to a story about Cushing Academy, a private prep school about 90 minutes outside Boston, that got rid of all the books in their library. [!!]  Here’s the news story from the Boston Globe: Say Goodbye to the Books.

I found the comments thread especially illuminating. Many, many cogent and  heartfelt arguments were made by those who felt this was a terrible, scary, and just plain boneheaded move on the part of the headmaster.

Barbara L., Reader’s Services


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