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Consider supporting library levy

October 28, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Some 2,000 years ago, a tragic fire took place in Egypt that still affects us today. The casualty was the Great Library of Alexandria, the product of three centuries of collecting, and the ancient world's major center of learning. The flames destroyed more than a building. Also coming to a fiery end were hundreds of thousands of priceless works on science, literature, and all branches of knowledge that, like an extinct species, could never be replaced.

 
 
 

 

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