Why Libraries are Important
Libraries have played an instrumental role in human history and are still an integral part of our lives today. Here are just a few reasons why they're imporant.
1. Access to knowledge - 2.5 billion materials circulated in the U.S. annually, access to public computers, free Wifi, eBooks, interlibrary loans
2. Activities for Kids - Story time, tutoring, homework help, summer reading programs, science learning parties, 3D printing workshops
3. Resources for small business - mentoring, business plan reviews, networking opportunities, marketing workshops, seminars
4. Centers of Art and Culture - Art and photo exhibitions for local artists, meet the author events, book clubs, preservation of local history, primary sources
Best of all - libraries are free!