The point is that the 130 year old public library should conserve and maintain
archives. Even our library board's public meetings should be accessible,
instead of the intimidation that has discouraged civic interest. Also,
marketing the library shuld encourage civic participation with comment,
criticism, praise and suggestions. BPL public relations and marketing
seems to be this formulated paternalistic approach to constituent groups
that through long experience they know what's best for everyone without
Let me know if your're interested in more about this...