From the earliest of human times, we have told stories and shared information and ideas. Cave paintings, folk tales and old songs attest to that. Stories, clearly, are integral to the human condition. And for hundreds of years, books have been a primary means of expressing them.
We've collected together some of the interesting, contentious and important library and information stories that were discussed around the world last month. There were lots of interesting discussions in September, including:
I write children's books because I believe they're the books that shape us. The books I read when I was young had a deeper impact on me than anything I've encountered as an adult. They opened my mind to new ideas, new perspectives on the world and what might be possible in it.