A Librarian Shouldn’t Have to Be a Babysitter

Gary Price passed along This Washington Advice Column [Link fixed now] Parents have the right to rear their children as they wish — as long as they keep them safe — but they don\’t have the right to run the public library.

Say no to pushy parents, but say it pleasantly, as in: \”I\’m so sorry we can\’t accept your little one. The program is designed for older children and we\’re not allowed to make exceptions anymore.\”