It’s “Your Turn” to share your views about the stories Washingtonians are talking about ––from a rollback on federal health care subsidies to the name change of a Virginia high school named after a Confederate general.
It’s one of the few beneficiaries of today’s brutal economic climate: the public library. More people are using D.C. libraries than ever before, yet the city is being forced to scale back library services because of a budget shortfall. We’ll learn more about the recession’s impact, and hear more about the flurry of new construction being planned for the libraries in the next few years.
- Ginnie Cooper Chief Librarian, D.C. Public Library
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