Every day we hear about more libraries facing budget cuts—and worse! Please send an e-mail to your governor and your representatives today to let them know how important libraries are to you! Look for “Let Your State Officials Know How Important Libraries Are to You!” and other action alerts. Pass this message on to your friends and colleagues.
In the few, busy weeks leading up to Christmas 2009, students in East Carolina University’s Master of Library Science department gathered more than 12,000 books and materials to donate to homeless shelters, children’s homes, after-school programs, women’s shelters and a nursing home in eight North Carolina communities.