HansonMB writes: Facing the likelihood of state budget cuts that would eliminate $15 million for library and reading programs – and, apparently, a future in which people no longer read things on paper – the city of Newport Beach is considering turning its first library into a community center that would host all the same amenities – except for the books. Link to Original Source
Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one.
Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.
-- Lazarus Long