October is Canadian Library Month, a tempting topic for writers. The Voice‘s archive reveals dozens of library-related articles, including these two.
A library is greater than the sum of its books. S.D. Livingston ponders how the introduction of library-book vending machines will impact the future of libraries. “The mistake in thinking (or even suggesting) that automated book machines will replace librarians is in assuming they perform the same role. They don’t.” Write Stuff – Libraries and Lunches, October 29, 2010.
Spreading the library love. Barbara Lehtiniemi demonstrates the enduring value and vitality of public libraries. “My public library card was, to me, as magical as a credit card with no limit. Any book the library had could be mine for a time—for free.” The Library’s Greatly Exaggerated Death, October 3, 2014.