Queens Public Library Stops Buying Books

January 26, 2011

The Queens Public Library CEO Tom Galante decided that after 104 years, rather than continuing to cut hours and staff, it will “do something that goes against the very idea of a lending library and stop buying books.Galante said the mission of the library has shifted subtly, from lending books to providing English lessons, aiding job seekers and providing Internet access.” Read more of article and comments here.

Laura H.


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