“I thought it was very positive – we had a lot of support and I was very grateful to the owners of Los Gatos. “What I have seen when I’ve been talking about the campaign is that every single person in the community, all ages, all backgrounds, all walks of life, understands the value of libraries, whether to themselves or somebody in their family, or they’ve used it in the past or somebody they know uses it.
They can see that the library is crucial in the community.
This time he's taking part in something called "Speed Dating with Mystery Authors".
SARAH CHURCH, 36, chairs Save Swindon Libraries, the campaign against plans to cut the library budget by nearly 60 percent over four years THERE are people who believe libraries are no longer relevant in the age of instant access to information. “I would say that the library is more than just a roomful of books.
It’s a service, a public service, and it covers so many things, from education to social inclusion to access to other agencies for health, employment and many other things. It’s a service to the community and it can be a place to go for people who don’t have anywhere else; it’s access to education and books that many people do not have in their homes.
Rick is going to talk about the writing of his latest novel, part of which takes place quite close by.
Actually, several of his novels have used locations in this part of Toronto.