cuts are hitting cities north and south of the U.S.-Canada border, and often “less
essential” services such as libraries feel the pain. In Toronto, the mayor is
backing a city-hired consultant’s plan to “rationalize the footprint of
libraries to reduce service levels, closing some branches.”
Margaret Atwood is fighting against that proposal on her Twitter account,
asking followers to sign an online petition against the cuts ahead of a public
meeting on Thursday, July 28.
99 library branches loaned out more than 32 million books, DVDs and other items
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re: Atwood protests library cuts
Tue, Aug 9 2011 11:06 AM