Neil Gaiman Leads 150 Authors to Save Libraries

Neil Gaiman Leads 150 Authors to Save Libraries

Book Culture

We’ve all heard the argument that e-books have begun to render libraries unnecessary, but that does not mean that we should stop encouraging children to read. There has been a decline in school libraries as well as qualified librarians across the UK. This, however, is not because of technology, as e-books have become easily available in these same libraries.    The Guardian reports that Neil Gaiman, Matt Haig, and Antonia Frasier are among over 150 signatures in a letter to Justine Greenling, Secretary of State for Education, to stop the decline of libraries in public schools. They write:   Unless …