Reading #2 - If Public Libraries Didn't Exist, Could You Start One Today?
Considering our work last class with McLuhan's tetrads, I want you to imagine introducing a public library today. It doesn't exist in any incarnation yesterday: there is no borrowing of books, no public building, no shh-ing of people by a librarian. Then, read the reading using the link above. In 150 words, post a reply to "Reading #2 - If Public Libraries Didn't Exist, Could You Start One Today?". Within your reply, summarize the article and propose a question or critique regarding the article, keeping in mind your assumptions/imaginations with the consideration at the beginning of this prompt. Try to keep STEEP (Scientific, technological, ecological, economical, and political) perspectives in mind while synthesizing your responses.