Saturday, July 11, 2015
At last, as micro-step in the right direction of INCREASING library services
Most of Salem is still grossly underserved by libraries, and most of the people who most need library access have the hardest time doing so — what with both libraries located within a mile of each other in the old downtown core area and West Salem — but at least we're finally reversing the starvation trend and increasing hours.
Now, the fact that there's no transit service on Sunday is another matter entirely — so the increase should have been to open the main branch on Mondays before Sundays, since the buses run on Mondays.
But any progress away from the cut-cut-cut mentality that has been in place is still welcome.
"Let's live on the planet as if we intend to stay."