Established in 2005 to recognize the work librarians do to sustain, support and defend Human Rights.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Library as Welcoming Public Space for those living on -$2 a day
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.
“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