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Roaring Spring Community Library Staff 

Why Public Libraries Are Relevant in the Digital Age


When people ask me what I do for a living and I respond with “I work at the Roaring Spring Community Library,” I almost always get the same reaction. If I had a dollar for every time someone hinted that my job and the place where I work are no longer relevant this day in age, I would be able to fully fund every library in the tristate area.

Many people are under the assumption that public libraries are no longer needed because of the internet. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, it is because of the internet that public libraries are needed now more than ever.

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