Greg Barkovich

Greg Barkovich

Greg Barkovich is the former Systems Librarian at Burnaby Public Library.

Watching My Beloved, Once-Eclectic Library Become Just Another Bastion of Orthodoxy

Watching My Beloved, Once-Eclectic Library Become Just Another Bastion of Orthodoxy

In 2018, the New York Times published an op-ed that illustrated the traditional conception of the public library. Under the headline, To Restore Civil Society, Start with the Library, sociologist Eric Klinenberg wrote: For children and teenagers, libraries help instill an ethic of responsibility, to themselves and to their neighbors,

Greg Barkovich
Greg Barkovich
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