It\'s Not Your Mama’s Library


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A new public library is empowering struggling families while helping reinvigorate the communities where they live.

The Petersburg Public Library in Virginia is "not your mama's library" and "nothing less than a one-stop repository of knowledge and services." Aiming to bolster the quality of life in the area, community developers conceived an innovative community facility that provides a wealth of information and digital access. As Candice Streett puts in, "Libraries continue to hold a special place even in our digitized hearts."

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