Towse: views from the hill

March 4, 2011

Book huggers! Good cause!

Filed under: libraries,nonprofits — Towse @ 2:47 pm

“We need to shift our national view of libraries not as luxuries, but as necessities. When tragedy strikes in other nations, Americans are generous, but our libraries are being hit with a tsunami and there has been no call to action.”           More…

- Karin Slaughter

The DeKalb County Library is having a fundraising event March 12th (with honorary chair Karin Slaughter) as well as running an eBay auction (in progress) with lotsa goodies to raise money for the cause.

Fundraising for the Boston PL to follow in June 2011. The site is set up with hopes the fundraising efforts will expand to support public libraries nationwide..

Check it out!

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