County Commissioner Jeff Carlson suggested on June 2 the library computers should be for research, not entertainment, and that Highlands County libraries should buy fewer popular novels.
Should taxpayer money be spent on novels, electronic books, movie DVDs and music CDs? How do you use the library? Reporter Gary Pinnell is writing about the issue. If you can contribute to the story, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 386-5828.
You can hear Commissioner Carlson's remarks here:
The State Funding he mentions that he feels the library doesn't need is referenced Here.