FL State Library protest planned for Tuesday
The Tallahassee Democrat Says while Gov. Jeb Bush is making his \"State of the State\" speech to the Legislature on Tuesday, librarians and book lovers from across Florida will be assembling for a silent protest against his plan to move the State Library to Nova Southeastern University. They will gather about 10 a.m., and after the opening session, the protesters plan an \"arms around the Gray Building\" demonstration.
Pamela Cooper, supervisor of the Indian River County main library has set up an e-mail drop - [email protected] - for people to just write \"Save the Florida State Library\" in the subject line of a message.
Miamia.com has more on Jeb\'s thoughts.
More, including a schedule, below
IT\'S A GO! WE HAVE MORE THAN 250 PEOPLE WHO WILL BE
RALLYING IN TALL[Y]AHASSEE!
WE NEED YOUR HELP TO SAVE THE FLORIDA STATE LIBRARY,
ARCHIVES AND MUSEUM.
On Tuesday, at 10:30, Bush will be presenting his
State of the State address at the Capitol and then
the Legislative Session begins. At about 1:00 PM,
we will go to the R. A. Gray Building and surround
it with our arms and hands linked. Anybody want to
give a blessing.
9:00-10:00 AM Meet on the steps of the Old Capitol
Building - Flyers and pins will be handed out. About
10 am, start walking into the Capitol Building and
make sure your signs are visible.
12:00 PM - Lunch on your own
1:00 PM - \"Arms around the Gray Building\" We will
surround the R.A. Gray building with as many people
as we can. I get goose bumps just thinking about it.
Bring signs, pins, stickers, whatever you have to
show your displeasure, but please no profanity. We
want to appear professional and orderly.
Theme Song: Blame it on the Bossa Nova (Blame it on
Jeb Bush and Nova)
If you have not heard this, it is worth repeating.
The President of the Senate, Jim King said the the
\"Library will stay put.\" Does that give us
I hope that I will see you there! Any questions, I
will be happy to answer.