Hands around state library protest plan to relocate books

Kathleene sent over 2 stories on the Hands around state library protest down in Florida.

The St. Petersburg Times says Hundreds of protesters formed a human chain around the state library Tuesday to protest Gov. Jeb Bush\’s plan to fire 42 state library workers and transfer hundreds of thousands of books to the private Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.

The crowd, which included librarians, historians and scholars, shouted down Florida\’s new secretary of state, Glenda Hood, when she tried to discuss the move.

There\’s a similar story at The Herald-Tribune, and Tallahassee.com.

Bob Cox shared Questions abound for State Library, a nice look at the situation.