California Library Closes

“Libraries raised me. I don’t believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries, because most students don’t have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn’t go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years.”

— Ray Bradbury

Despite an appearance at a fundraiser by writer Ray Bradbury last June, and efforts by the San Buenaventura Friends of the Library, the H. P. Wright Library in Ventura, California closed on the last day of November – a victim of the steep recession, California budget woes, and failure to pass a critical bond issue.

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