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Have Libraries Lessened the Importance of Structured Education? 

There was a time when libraries kept their books under lock and key, stored away behind gates, too precious for anyone to touch. Books were only accessible to university professors or, in the case of the Library Company of Philadelphia, benefactors. Books were still so rare that, in order to preserve them, only a limited …

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“Leave the libraries alone. You don’t understand their value.” 

As an MLS student, I’m pretty up on library news. Within the past few weeks I’ve read that the mayor and other town officials in Enfield Connecticut pressured the public library to cancel a screening of Michael Moore’s Sicko. I read that Governor Brown of California is working on suspending all state funding for public …

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