By Tony Gonzalez|
Popcorn and pizza played the villains Tuesday when the Nashville Library Board tussled over whether to allow food in libraries, a long-running sore spot for librarians — perhaps rivaled only by talking.
the midst of the board’s regular monthly meeting, where much of the
time was consumed with discussions of funding, branch renovations and
new programs, a kind of food fight broke out. Or at least, a fight about
At hand was a recommendation from a “task force” (including
custodians) convened to create a new policy on something that has
annoyed librarians for as long as they’ve been navigating the Dewey
Decimal System. But before revealing the suggested language, Branch
Administrator Larry Price explained the modern-day dilemma.
“In contemporary society,” he said, “people are accustomed to having their Starbucks with them at all times.”
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