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

In 2018, the New York Times published an op-ed [https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/08/opinion/sunday/civil-society-library.html] 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

Greg Barkovich
Greg Barkovich
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