*PLEASE JOIN IN THE LETTER WRITING CAMPAIGN TO ED VAIZEY, CULTURE SECRETARY! Real democracy is about engaging with our political representatives and making our voices heard. WE WILL NOT GO GENTLE INTO THIS GOOD NIGHT*
“The book remains the greatest single contributor to information technology in human history. A managed symbiosis of ICT and the book remain the gold standard. A cafe with a Playstation in the corner is not a library.”
“If a man have not acquired the habit of reading until he be old, he shall sooner in his old age learn to make shoes than learn the adequate use of a book. And worse again; – under such circumstances, the making of shoes shall be more pleasant to him than the reading of a book. Let those who are not old – who are still young, ponder this well.” Anthony Trollope from ‘The Claverings’
“Libraries gave us power” The Manic Street Preachers
Now they’re campaigning for the Book on an Official Facebook site here.