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By Rick Boston
Staff Writer 

Roaring Spring Library Finds Ways to Engage Community


Rick Boston

Cortney Gensimore (at left) and Michelle McIntyre of the Roaring Spring Community Library display their "Pop-Up Porch Library." Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the library has found alternative ways to continue providing services.

Michelle McIntyre wasn't going to let a pandemic keep her from doing what she loves. As the director of the Roaring Spring Community Library, McIntyre has faced plenty of obstacles to keep the library's doors open, so the pandemic was just one more thing to overcome.

When COVID mandates last March ordered the closing of non-essential businesses, the library was forced to lock its doors, but McIntyre found a way to continue to serve the public.

To keep the library's main function, providing free reading material, McIntyre came up with what she calls the Pop-Up Porch Library. The porch librar...

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