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Restore, Maintain Library Services to Rejuvenate the Community

In winter of early 2010, a group of citizens convened in south Evanston for a day to workshop a vision of what libraries could be going forward. While the usual benefits were quickly identified – educational supplement, literacy, jobs resource, digital divide bridge, economic development driver – the surprising element distilled from the discussion was […]