Saturday, September 12, 2009


“There is the empty chapel, only the wind's home.
It has no windows, and the door swings,
Dry bones can harm no one.” -T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land

All Free Library of Philadelphia Customers,
We deeply regret to inform you that without the necessary budgetary legislation by the State Legislature in Harrisburg, the City of Philadelphia will not have the funds to operate our neighborhood branch libraries, regional libraries, or the Parkway Central Library after October 2, 2009.

“And even should the cloud of barbarism and despotism again obscure the science and libraries of Europe, this country remains to preserve and restore light and liberty to them.” - Thomas Jefferson

"Nothing sickens me more than the closed door of a library." -Barbara Tuchman

"Wasteland" by country_boy_shane
"Cyanotype Lion In New York City" by Jared Byer


A Keeper's Jackpot said...

Wow! That's a shame :(

Debbie said...

I hope the legislature can find a solution over the next few weeks.