Yesterday, I was busy. So it seems were the rest of the passionate library activists and advocates that fire off ideas and brainstorm with one another on Twitter all day, every day. As Obama’s Town Hall on Twitter took off, pulling in over 65,000 questions for the President, libraries weren’t in the mix, even though the focus was to be on jobs and the economy and libraries are proving to be a vital resource for job seekers across the country. One librarian nailed it with this tweet:
BenCox83 Ben Cox#AskObama with state and local govs hemorrhaging money, how do we tackle infrastructure issues? or pay for libraries/schools?
#askObama How will you support the tireless librarians across the country engaged in workforce redevelopment despite deep local budget cuts?