It has been said libraries are the delivery rooms for the birth of ideas. They contain the words, the images, the facts and the opinions that make up, if you want to extend the metaphor, the DNA of civilization.
Libraries provide all of us with books, magazines, and newspapers, computers and internet access. They offer educational and entertainment programs, lectures, storytimes, workshops, book discussions, exhibits. They provide rooms for meetings and other events and a quiet, comfortable and secure place to read, to think and to generally enjoy learning how to learn.
Yet, year in, year out, libraries often do not have the resources they need. Read more from The Barre Montpelier Times Argus