‘Libraries Are About Freedom’
October 26, 2013 by PaulM Posted in Culture, Current Events, History Leave a Comment
But libraries are about freedom. Freedom to read, freedom of ideas, freedom of communication. They are about education (which is not a process that finishes the day we leave school or university), about entertainment, about making safe spaces, and about access to information.
Author Neil Gaiman recently gave a talk in England about reading, imagination, libraries, freedom, and the future.