A recent article by Alicia Castro of the Calaveras Enterprise: "Librarian Layoffs Could Have Devastating Impact on Schools" (Dec. 16, 2014) definitely raises the question.
Link to recent article in the Calaveras Enterprise by Alicia Castro:
"Librarian layoffs could have devastating impact on schools"
There appears to be a special POWER in having a library card! Power in books! Power in Reading! Power in a School or Community Library!
I'm in full agreement with Santa--Save the Libraries (where else can you acquire the skills and ability to travel through time and space?) ... but at a library!