Friday, October 29, 2010

Join The Collective at The Zombie March to Save the Libraries

Zombies are represented this Halloween in an event celebrating two of our favorite things at The DP Chutney Collective, the NYC Public Library system and Offal (just try to tell us, after sampling, that you didn't love thin slices of smoked tongue slathered in our Green Tomato and Horseradish Chutney). So please, in support of our beleaguered urban libraries, join the living dead shuffle of The Zombie March to Save the Libraries! Details below courtesy of Urban Librarians Unite:

You thought the fight for library budgets were done until next year? Nope! The midyear budget adjustment will result in a projected further cut of 5.4% to NYC library budgets. These new cuts will result in even less service hours and MORE LAYOFFS.

We've already lost Saturday Service in most of the city. So those working parents taking their kids to the library on the weekend? Tough, not open. Can't return your books during the w...eek because you work 60 hours just to live? Tough, closed on the weekend.

What does any of this have to do with zombies? Well, without libraries there are no brains, and zombies need to eat brains to live. So New York's zombie librarians will be walking across the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall this Halloween to protest these drastic cuts to their food supply.

Meet us in the circle at the west end of Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn, next to the High Street A, C Station.

Dress in your Librarian Zombie best, and come help us bring attention to the continuing cuts to the libraries, and the elimination of the yummiest brains in the city, those of Library Users.