The Library at CUNY's Brooklyn College Makes Friends on MySpace

"Friends of the library" usually refers to people who donate books or bags of cash to a venerable institution. But on MySpace, it means something else entirely.

Like so many teenagers and twentysomethings, the library of the City University of New York's Brooklyn College has a page on MySpace, the popular social-networking site. And there it has garnered more friends than a high-school homecoming queen — close to 1,700, most of them current or former Brooklyn College