Sunday, June 3, 2012
"What's My Line?" Panelists Offer a Fashion Tip for Visiting the Virginia Beach Public Library
Letting a child surf smut in a public library is plain obscene. (Virginian-Pilot, 6/1/2012)
Excerpt: Think this doesn't happen? Think again.
Better yet, talk to Linda Lavender, a teacher at Virginia Beach's Advanced Technology Center. It's been about a week since she stumbled upon a kid who looked to be "12 or 13" watching a raw animated movie on a computer near the middle staircase in the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library.
This tech-savvy high school teacher is still fuming about what happened after she reported the kid to the librarians.
"They asked me if he was watching child pornography," she recalled. "And when I told them no, but that it was really, really graphic stuff, they told me they were sorry, but there was nothing they could do."