…public libraries – the availability of free education for all – represent the collective commitment of a community to their future. They symbolize what is most important, a commitment to educating the next generation. The role of a public library should also adapt over time and that time is finally here. It’s time to plan how we’re going to build the future and what place public libraries have, should have or won’t have. The goal of this article is to get everyone talking about one of our great resources, the public library and its future.
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