Wrenshall News: Libraries are sacred space
March 5, 2021
Annie Dugan's recent column about what people are reading in the Wrenshall community got me thinking about libraries in schools. It's been a while since I've student-taught, but I can clearly remember the day I asked to see the library and was told the K-8 school did not have one.
I grew up going to the public library and spending time in both the Churchill and Wrenshall libraries as a student. I was introduced to some of my favorite authors and books in these libraries. The readers I know harbor a certain reverence for libraries given to few other spaces. Not every student feels such a de...