Swedish Libraries Hotbeds For Drug Dealing, Violence, Sexual Harassment
Libraries in Sweden are seeing an increase of criminal and undesirable behavior, including violence, sexual harassment, and drug dealing, according to reports.
A survey conducted by DIK (Trade Union for Culture, Communication and Advertising) of over 4,700 librarians around the country has produced disturbing results, despite responses from only 34 percent of recipients.
“It is the third survey in a row that points to the same thing: Development is going in the wrong direction,” SVT reports.
“In ‘Society is withdrawing – a report on the working environment in our libraries,’ 1,618 Swedish librarians tell of a bleak development in several areas. The biggest