Reminder: Boston Athenæum Event Feb 22

Hands Off, That’s Mine! Who Owns What, and For How Long?; part of the Boston Athenæum Bicentenniel Lecture Series, Current and Back Issues: Persistent Themes in the Library; Thursday February 22 at 6:00 PM; Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library. Speakers: Meredith McGill and Siva Vaidhyanathan; Moderator: William Strong.

This provocative series will examine a number of isses that have long confronted the library world, and which hold implications for libraries in the future.

Each program will feature two distinguished speakers, one of whom will offer a historical perspective on the issue as it affected libraries (such as the Boston Athenæum); the second speaker will address the issue from a contemporary vantage point.

A moderated discussion will follow.