Changing vision of libraries

Clay Shirky’s book Here Comes Everybody reminds us that forces outside of education are driving changes throughout society. How that trickles down to school libraries is the question? And how do we advocate for the “21st century” library? Julia Keller had an interesting column in the May issue of American Libraries, “Killed By Kindness,” pointing out that we can’t simply advocate for libraries because of the warm fuzzy memories of the libraries of our past. (Since I misplaced my copy of the magazine at the […]