Controversy: Video games in the library?

Posted: July 24, 2008 in Uncategorized

From Chicago Tribune blog “Vox Pop”:

Quiet in the library? Shhh!


” Should libraries stock video games — or ban them? Tell us why.

E-mail by 2 p.m. Thursday at with “video” in the subject line. Include your name, hometown and contact information. Responses will be published at chicagotribune/voxpop and in Friday’s Tribune.

Read tomorrow’s editorial below:

When we learned libraries were installing video games to draw teens and young adults through their doors, our first thought was that it’s like luring people to church with free beer. Who says that’s a good idea? Sure, they’ll come, but then how do you get rid of them? “

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