Link: Cantabrigian wanders library, finds it empty
Called “The Death of the Library Book,” Nichols finds the the city’s glowing, architectural jewel has her wondering: What are libraries for?
In a town of bookish big mouths, revamping the main library was political and emotional; a 20-year resident of Cambridge, I remember it well. Local press has since been enthusiastic. But although the old building needed lots of fixing, I’m now reevaluating my own opinion of whether the city should have spent $91 million on this architectural marvel.
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