Bronwyn’s Library Blog

Teens Help Convince MA Voters to Save Libraries

Posted by bronwynr on November 7, 2008

 A bunch of teens from Milford, MA, may have been too young to vote in Tuesday’s election, but their efforts to save their state’s public libraries have paid off big-time.

These teens and other library supporters around the state embarked on a massive campaign to get voters to reject a ballot proposal—and it worked. Some 70 percent of Massachusetts residents shot down a referendum to eliminate the state income tax, a move that would have had dire consequences for public libraries. more » » » 

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