September 22, 2014

Ferguson Library Becomes Refuge for Adults and Children Amid Strife

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From ABC News:

Amid all of the strife engulfing Ferguson, Missouri, this month, there is one spot in town that has become a refuge for children, parents, and residents: the library.

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The Library has also emphasized its role as a community institution, placing signs outside the building noting that it stands with community members, at a time when the town’s police department has battled protesters with tear gas and rubber bullets.

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Additional Coverage

From KSDK-TV in St: Louis.

“Ferguson Public Library welcomes students”

NewsChannel 5 found some teachers welcoming students to the Ferguson Public Library. It’s a place where young people can be with friends and take part in educational activities like reading or arts and crafts.

Direct to Ferguson, MO Public Library Web Site

The library is one of nine members of the Municipal Library Consortium.

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