Friday, April 7, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Residents rally for books

Province-wide Drop Everything and Read demonstration draws huge support at Moose Jaw locations, NDP also visit Moose Jaw to protest the budget

Crystal Schick/Times-Herald
Andre Harden reads in front of Sask. Party MLA Greg
Lawrence's office as he and well over 100 readers
showed up to MLAs Greg Lawrence and Warren
Michelson's offices for the "Drop Everything and Read"
campaign to save the Saskatchewan libraries over
the noon hour in Moose Jaw, on April 7, 2017.
By Lisa Goudy

Over the noon hour on Friday, well over 100 residents showed their support for Saskatchewan libraries by reading outside three Sask. Party MLA offices in Moose Jaw.

It was part of a Saskatchewan-wide movement held at the same time in response to the provincial government’s 58 per cent funding cut to regional libraries as part of the 2016-17 budget.

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