Illinois Librarians Plan Internet Shutdown

Denise Varenhorst, President Family Friendly Libraries writes

Illinois State Senators have been contacted by Family Friendly Libraries to alert them about the planned public library Internet Shutdown.

Librarians across Illinois are planning to SHUT DOWN INTERNET ACCESS AT LOCAL LIBRARIES and distribute political fliers to library patrons on May 14th, 2007. attempt to build opposition to the Internet Filtering Bill 1727

Senators have been informed taht local libraries are posting their specific protest plan and their own contact information on the Internet, and they can see what their local library is planning at Click on “Message Board“; for complete list of protest plans.

Family Friendly Libraries believes that local librarians have NO RIGHT TO DENY LIBRARY USERS SERVICES they have paid for simply because of the librarians’ political views.”