Another reason to vote SNP? There’s a proposal to give every child in Scotland a library card automatically. The BBC tells us that our First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is backing the proposal from Glasgow’s Mitchell Library that all kids should get a library card either at birth, at age 3 or 4 or upon entry into primary school. Of course we do all know you can take a horse to water, but will it read?

Thanks to Shelf Awareness for making us aware of this story. Here’s The Bookseller‘s account.