We love our libraries, hard.
When Wellington Central Library closed suddenly in March due to earthquake safety concerns, there was an outpouring of concern for the Sir Ian Athfield-designed building, the around 350,000 books and the 100 staff.
"Anywhere I go, people ask me about the Central Library," says Laurinda Thomas, libraries and community spaces manager for Wellington City Council. "I think the reaction has been really significant." ...
Read Eleanor Black's full piece that originally appeared on Stuff >>