There are certain environments that we cherish and preserve such as national parks and beaches. We value and fight for our personal freedom. We hold on to our culture and what makes us unique. These are all important to us, but what about the environment of the mind. How hard do we fight for libraries?
These are the arguments you hear when budgets get tight
You cannot cut police and firefighters because of public safety.
You cannot cut schools because children are the future.
You cannot cut libraries because ….
Everyone else has a compelling answer. What message we are sending?