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Values That Push Us Forward

Libraries are not passive observers during times of uncertainty, but wise defenders of knowledge, democracy, expression, understanding, curiosity, and the invaluable stories that make us human.

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Defenders of

Knowledge»
Knowledge»

With almost five million volumes housed at the library and more than 9,200 programs a year, there’s no limit to what you can learn and research.

Democracy»
Democracy»

From studying for your U.S. Citizenship Exam, to learning how to vote, libraries guide you through the democratic process. 

Expression»
Expression»

We defend against censorship and protect the free flow of information.

Understanding»
Understanding»

When we learn about others’ experiences, we’re able to extend acts of kindness and empathy into the world, creating spaces that are welcoming, safe, and secure. 

 In times of change, there’s one place that always has our back: the public library.

Curiosity»
Curiosity»

Curiosity sparks the great ideas of tomorrow by encouraging people to push the bounds of their imaginations. 
 

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Reaching our goal of 1,000 Defenders will unlock our $25,000 challenge grant!

Libraries have always been courageous. You keep them that way.

Will you defend the values of progress that are protected within the fabric of our free, public library system?

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