Photos: Library Advocates Protest Outside DWP Building

Two dozen librarians took to the corner of Venice and Fairfax this morning during rush hour. Their goal? Let the masses know that libraries, too, are suffering because of the city's budget crisis, especially with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power standing in the way.

"People were very supportive," explained Shannon Salmon, a city librarian who also is working on the Save L.A. Libraries campaign. "It was a great corner to be on... I like that we were able to link the LADWP to how it affects librarians."

Salmon says expect more protests to come in the near future.

Previously on LAist
- Library Hours Shortened, to be Closed on Sundays
- LAPL Facing Drastic Cuts; Movement to 'Save the Library' Launched