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Share This Page Do you know what the most widely-read page of the newspaper is? For little cost other than your time, you can influence others in your community by writing a letter to the editor of your local paper in support of your library, and you can ask others to do it too.
Keep your letter as short as possible or the paper will cut out some of your content and remember to be persuasive. This is your chance to influence the opinion of someone you may not even know! Letters can usually be delivered by e-mail, or you can put it in an envelope and mail it.
The address for letters should be clearly printed on that page of your paper. As a cost-cutting measure, the City is recommending that the library close all branches on Mondays. Many of these children would otherwise go home to empty houses, and the library is the one place that provides a secure, supervised alternative to being home alone.
Our library has put several after-school programs in place to give students who are not doing homework something constructive to do; and other library customers have told us that they are surprised and delighted that the young people are so well-behaved.
I urge your readers to contact their City Council representatives and urge them to vote to keep libraries open!
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