Incredible “Shrinking” Library Resources

February 10, 2011

The lowly golf pencil–essential tool of library jotters–seems to be a victim of cutbacks and money-saving programs. When I cracked open a fresh, new box of Dixon brand pencils to re-stock the patron PC stations, I sensed something wrong. Sure enough, when I compared a new pencil to one from an older batch, the new one had shrunk by 3/8 inch!

Heavens, what next?!

Barbara L.

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