Open Source, a PRI radio program, ran a user suggested show on the passion for libraries on Wednesday, May 23rd. The show featured Rick Prelinger (Founder of the Prelinger Archives and board president for the Internet Archive), Paul Whitney (Public Librarian, Vancouver), Bernard Margolis (President of the Boston Public Library) and Amanda McKeraghan (Director, Stevens County Rural Library District, Washington State).
The discussion touches on the role of libraries in society, the changing face of the library as well as reflections on treasured library memories.
You can listen online or download the podcast: http://www.radioopensource.org/passion-libraries/
Be sure to check out the extra-credit reading. This show generated a lot of user comments!