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Threats of Book Burning Save a Library


In what is among the most genius uses of social media I’ve recently seen, the city of Troy Michigan saved their public library by leveraging people’s love of books (and intense loathing of censorship and book burning). Watch the video for more – it gave me goosebumps.

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Beth Carswell

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2 Responses to “Threats of Book Burning Save a Library”

  1. Thought this would interest you, given your work on censorship. A new twist!

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