Libraries are providing more services than ever — so why aren’t we funding them?

Once, the public library was seen as a destination for bookworms. In recent years, however, libraries have expanded their scope: they’re now meeting needs — both technological and social — that are not being met anywhere else in

On TV Ontario, Steve Paikin interviews three librarians about their

  • Vickery Bowles of the Toronto Public Library
  • Carolyn Doyle of the London Public Library
  • Brian Masschaele of the Elgin County Library

 

Video length: 18 minutes

http://tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/ontario-hubs-our-changing-libraries

 

The public libraries in and near London, Ontario, face funding challenges.

Mary Baxter of TV Ontario reports:

http://tvo.org/article/current-affairs/the-next-ontario/libraries-are-providing-more-services-than-ever–so-why-arent-we-funding-them

 

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