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Posts Tagged: government funding

Better Funding Boosts Library Usage

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Library use has been declining, but that decline probably isn’t due to a decreasing interest in reading. Plenty of pundits blame the rise of digital technology, but even libraries that offer digital services like ebook lending have seen declines. The real culprit is the same crisis afflicting all of American infrastructure: a lack of investment. The Institute of […]

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Remembering Why We Love Libraries

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Libraries have not been getting enough attention, so sometimes it’s beneficial to meditate on the anecdotal secrets and historical utilities that this community institution has provided us with over the years. From supplying research for revolutionaries to refuge for writers—there seems to be endless reasons for this space to be valued in our community, though […]

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