In an inflammatory piece entitled “Are Libraries Necessary, or a Waste of Tax Money?” Fox Chicago News attacked the local library system. You can watch the full report in the video embedded above. UPDATE: We rounded up a few reader responses to this article here.
Here’s an excerpt: “They eat up millions of your hard earned tax dollars. It’s money that could be used to keep your child’s school running. So with the internet and e-books, do we really need millions for libraries?”