Why we need libraries
This has to be one of the saddest posts on social media. It just shows how irrelevant libraries have become, despite the need for them. To be frank, we haven’t stepped foot in a library since our grade-school years, but we at least know what a library is and how it works.
This woman, in an effort to promote better reading habits for her children, asked on social media whether an institution that lends out books exists. Thankfully, there are more libraries in the US than there are McDonald’s and Starbucks, so there’s at least a bit of hope left.