Libraries are a safe haven for kids

Shame on you, Las Virgenes Unified School District, for closing the library doors to your students.

A library is not just a place to check out books. It is also a haven for many middle school students to escape a lonely lunch hour, to elude the torment of bullies, or just find a quiet place to wind down from the stress of school. Yes, there are bullies in middle school and, yes, there are many students who are not part of the “in crowd” and who have no friends. Their haven is...

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