Friday, December 20, 2013

Ian Rankin Speaks Out Against Edinburgh School Library Cutbacks

Book2Book Thursday 19 Dec 2013

Celebrated Scottish writer Ian Rankin has added his voice to a call to action from the UK Society of Authors in Scotland against proposed funding cutbacks by Edinburgh City Council that include "sharing a school librarian between two schools." Rankin's comment on the call to action notice puts the issue in a nutshell: "Proposing to cut school library services in the first-ever designated Unesco City of Literature? I despair."


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