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Free For All: The first major documentary about libraries needs your help

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A library is like a literary Shangri-la to a book lover. The lobby teems with children skirting around their parents’ feet eagerly waiting to check out their favorite books. Tweens dive into comfy chairs to lose themselves in the latest YA novel. High school students scratch their pencils on piles of homework in the quiet section as aspiring writers tap away on laptops. Elderly patrons get help with their taxes or are shown how to use the computers. And librarians pass among them, checking on this tender and diverse community. What would America be without its public libraries? Contrary to popular belief, more people use their local library than ever before, and yet libraries are endangered by drastic budget cuts,…

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