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There’s a new plan to strengthen the FD Public Library

Boosting philanthropic support for this vital community asset is the goal

June 12, 2011
Messenger News

The Fort Dodge Community Foundation and United Way and the Fort Dodge Public Library Foundation are working together to foster greater philanthropic support for the Fort Dodge Public Library. A library is no longer a passive repository of books and information or an outpost of culture, quiet and a calm in a noisy world. The library of today is an active and responsive part of the community; an agent of progress that provides all people equal access to information, ideas and knowledge through books, programs and other resources. It offers people the enjoyment of reading and the opportunity for lifelong learning. In addition, the Internet, which some thought would wipe out a Library's reason for existence, is very often cited as one of the things that brings people to the library.



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