Edit: Thanks to Chris you can now email the city of Prescott on your reasons why libraries and other educational sources should be free by clicking here.
A friend of mine posted this link on Twitter. Basically the town is out of money and is considering charging townspeople for the usage of the library, trails, and some parks. Yeah the economy is bad. We are all well to aware of that.
The library and parks are one of the last few places where you can relax with your family, and your dog. The library provides a haven for teens, children and adults to pursue literacy at no cost to themselves. Again the economy is bad so why stick it to your patrons. If my library begins charging to rent books out I will just buy the books, or read less. Is this really what people want to ruin a system that is old and loved? Do you want your children reading less or doing less activity in your parks? Especially when there is a lack of children who want to read instead of game, or want to do outside activity instead of using media.
This is a ridiculous way to boost your towns economy. Come off of it. Leave the library and the open parks alone. Cut your own salary town manager.
What do you think?