What Shall We Do About...?

12. Libraries w/ Tim Harris

Libraries are centres of fun and learning - it's a bookworm's paradise. However, when CD stores and video shops have closed down everywhere, are libraries endangered? Are they under threat of becoming havens for free air conditioning and wi-fi? Joining me to discuss is children's author (notably of the Mr. Bambuckle's Remarkables series), former school teacher, and big kid Tim Harris. Tim shares about the importance of libraries, what happens when school libraries close down, and describes just how precious our libraries are. You can find Tim Harris on Instagram @timharrisbooks and on Twitter @timharrisbooks, and his latest book Toffle Towers: The Great River Race is out now. Read more about Tim at his website. The article discussed in this episode is 'Libraries are dying - but it's not about the books' by Simon Jenkins at The Guardian. Thanks for listening to What Shall We Do About...?, it means a lot! If you enjoyed it, please hit 'subscribe' on Apple Podcasts, or 'follow' on Spotify. You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and if you have an idea for a topic for the show send an email to whatshallwedopod@gmail.com. What Shall We Do About...? is hosted by Sam Robinson, who is on Twitter @samsquareeyes.


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