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Library closures.

Discussion in 'General Book Discussion' started by velocipede2288, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. velocipede2288

    velocipede2288 New Member

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    What are the readers views on the proposed closing of 1,000 libraries?
    Who's sorry they voted for them now?
    The elderly will suffer the most. And those that can't afford to buy books.
     
  2. Will

    Will Active Member

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    I find it woeful that they're closing so many libraries, and I am saddened that it will be the elderly and young that do suffer. However, the nature of books over the years, cheap books online/shops and a confusion by many as to what constitues value in regards to libraries means that the downward spiral will continue I am sure.
     
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    I think it's bad having less libraries. It's a place off knowledge. There are still books most of us can't buy but which we still can read in a library. For example books about Physics tend to be expensive, or the old books not in print anymore.

    Access to them gone is access to knowledge gone.
     

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