link dump – libraries in the news

A few stories that I didn’t want to do fill write-ups for, collected using the Fargo ND airport’s free wifi.

2 Responses to “link dump – libraries in the news”

  1. Baby Got Books » While we’re hugging librarians this week…. Says:

    [...] J.R. Moehringer, author of a BGB-favorite – The Tender Bar, has a day job.  He’s a Pulitzer-prize winning staff writer for the L.A. Times.   He’s written a great story in today’s paper about the retirement of the head of the Mississippi Delta’s Bolivar County library system.  Bolivar County is one of the most illiterate places in the U.S. (41% illiteracy rate). (link via Librarian.net). [...]

  2. Baby Got Books » 2006 » September » 23 Says:

    [...] J.R. Moehringer, author of a BGB-favorite – The Tender Bar, has a day job.  He’s a Pulitzer-prize winning staff writer for the L.A. Times.   He’s written a great story in today’s paper about the retirement of the head of the Mississippi Delta’s Bolivar County library system.  Bolivar County is one of the most illiterate places in the U.S. (41% illiteracy rate). (link via Librarian.net). [...]