Shelton-Mason County Journal - Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

Long live the librarians

Series: These Times | Story 1

September 16, 2021

Banned Books Week starts at the end of September and National Librarian Day is coming up April 16, so how about we get a jump on being thankful for libraries and librarians.

A library is one of the few indoor places in this nation where you can expect to be treated fairly regardless of how much money you have or what color you are. Rich people, poor people, people without shelter, the old and the young get the same treatment at libraries.

Libraries are a testament to this nation’s egalitarian spirit.

Money will not buy you a better time in a library because libraries are not built on com...

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