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I was raised in a town in which the library was a single room. A nearby town had a larger library, but its collections of books I was interested in was conservative and limited. Even so, we visited weekly, checking out armfuls of books at a time. Today, my three children and I regularly do the same here in Portland.
Libraries are treasure houses, every book cover opening a door on possibility. I never for one minute take for granted the incredible gift of the Multnomah County Library System, but especially the downtown branch of the library. The magic of finding the book you didn't know you needed to read next to the book you were looking for can change everything.
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