Why Libraries are Important

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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!