Library patrons protest the cull of hundreds of books

When Barbara Gale learned that thousands of books from her beloved library system would be heading to an Alexandria recycling plant, she took action.

"We went in and picked some of the best, some of the worst, some of everything," said Gale, one of six South Glengarry residents who checked almost 300 books out from the library in Lancaster before the branch's collection was scheduled to be culled in July.


She is shocked that the books that haven't circulated for years are being weeded?

I am so happy that I don't work in a public library any longer. I'd sooner dig ditches than go back to that. Of course digging ditches pays more.

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