March 3, 2021

VIDEO: Connecticut: “Middletown Library Letter Causes Controversy”

From WFSB (Hartford):

A letter posted at a local library is being read all over town, but it’s how it’s being interpreted by some people in Middletown that’s causing some controversy.

Many residents said the letter from the Russell Library advocates for inclusion, while others said feel it’s a thinly veiled threat to ignore President Donald’s Trump’s temporary immigration ban.

The letter was posted last week on the Russell Library’s website, but this week it’s causing quite a bit of controversy. Two vastly different ways of thinking about one relatively short letter.

Read the Complete Article/Video Source (via WFSB)

Read the Letter (Full Text via Russell Library)

See Also: Statements From 12 Library, Archival, and Publishing Organizations Re: Recent Actions by Trump Administration

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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