Thursday, June 30, 2011

What's the value of public libraries?

What's the value of public libraries and what can we do to save them? On the next Your Call, well rebroadcast a conversation we had about what public libraries mean to our communities. How are they being affected by budget cuts? A number of libraries are cutting their hours and services. Two-thirds of us carry library cards. How often do you visit your local library? What can we do to keep libraries open? Its Your Call, with Rose Aguilar.

Carol da Silva, Division Manager at San Jose Public Library

Teresa Landers, head of Santa Cruz Public Libraries

Robert Dawson, San Francisco Photographer whose projects examine western American water, global water, American Public Libraries, the legacy of the New Deal

Click to Listen: What's the value of public libraries?