Relating to “Texas librarians, bearing the brunt of book ban battles, see their numbers dwindle,” (Aug. 11): I lately learn your article and it saddened me as a retired college librarian. Even within the age of know-how, the college library continues to be very a lot the hub of the college. They proceed to evolve to satisfy the wants of the scholars and college. However greater than that, the library supplies a spot for college kids to come back to discover their world with out the stress of requirements to be met or grades to be earned. The college library expertise is one in every of surprise and awe. College students study that right here they’ll discover one thing to learn for enjoyable and delight. And who makes this occur? The college librarian! She reads to them, helps them choose that one particular e book — why, she is even there to assist the workers. Libraries and librarians have to be within the colleges.