Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Library as Welcoming Public Space for those living on -$2 a day

$2.00 a Day-9780544811959

The Work of Survival includes taking advantage of public spaces (p,98-100)--the nation's libraries...This library was a second home to the kids. ..Maybe it was the closest thing to a childhood home they would ever have.

$2. a day 

“In $2.00 a Day, Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer reveal a shameful truth about our prosperous nation: many — far too many — get by on what many of us spend on coffee each day. It’s a chilling book, and should be essential reading for all of us."

— Alex Kotlowitz, author of There Are No Children Here

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