A Virginia library system tosses classics, via the Washington Post. A Wall Journal op-ed writer weighs in on the matter in one of the more irritating editorials I've read in a while, with such statements as "Fairfax County may think that condemning a few dusty old tomes allows it to keep up with the times. But perhaps it's inadvertently highlighting the fact that libraries themselves are becoming outmoded."
Townfolk in Maplewood, New Jersey, want their library to consider staying open during after-school hours. Previously because of teens on a tear, the library wanted to close right after schools let out. (via the New York Times)
"Miss Potter," the movie starring Renee Zellweger as the creator of Peter Rabbit, lands in theaters January 5th. You can find links to many reviews at Metacritic.