This is one of the most important statements I’ve read about librarianship:
“Too many librarians see their collections, not the community, as their jobs.” http://t.co/fyP70IQLFG via @Readmill
— Åke Nygren (@akenyg) November 2, 2013
(retweeted by Michael Stephens)
This may not apply to some specialty libraries, but it certainly speaks to the heart of what public libraries do.