Article: National Library Week Reminding People the Impact of Public Libraries

This article appeared on the Fox Illinois web site on April 13, 2017. The article profiles Champaign Public Library, and how the proposed federal budget, which includes the elimination of the IMLS, puts libraries like Champaign PL in jeopardy.

“It’s a place where you can find a book to read,” Harrington said. “You can find that computer that maybe you can’t afford at home, but most of all that this is the community, it’s a chance to connect with all the other people in our community who love books, who love reading.”