The Vermont House has approved legislation that makes all
library records confidential, unless a judge issues a warrant for the
information. Debate over the bill concerned the rights
of parents to learn what books their children have checked out of the library.
more libraries per capita than any other state.
But Vermont is one of the
few states in the nation that does not fund its libraries at a state level. We look at how libraries raise their own
funds locally, and we also examine how the role of a town library has