Community, Knowledge, and Empowerment at the Local Library

Ashley Hague
6 min readFeb 3, 2022

Why Libraries are Still Essential in Modern Life

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If you’ve ever seen Parks and Rec, you’ll know the main cast of characters are an array of people who have very different views on the just about everything. One thing they are all equally opposed to: libraries. They sneer whenever libraries are mentioned, and act as though they are…