Friday, August 13, 2010

Libraries Lose More Than Time

"Libraries Lose More Than Time." Governing / Tod Newcombe.
Washington: Governing Urban Notebook, August 2010.
"Heading into the second decade of the 21st century, the urban library has become America's knowledge center. "The problem is that many leaders think of libraries as they existed in the 1960s and '70s," says Susan Benton, CEO of the Urban Libraries Council. One idea the council would like local officials to consider is the notion of the urban library as a magnet for economic development."