School libraries in Racine, WI raided by untrained city workers, thousands of books discarded

School librarians say they weren't consulted about throwing away classics and important parts of the collection.

Librarians say the decision to send in the workers to pull books that were published before 2000 or that hadn't been checked out recently was made without any recourse to library science, the plan for the libraries, or the views of librarians. Many of the books are to be destroyed.

(Thanks, Terry!)

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