Back in February of this year I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Big Talks From Small Libraries, a free online conference sponsored by the Nebraska Library Commission and the Association for Rural and Small Libraries. One of the speakers was Rachel Reynolds Luster, a librarian in Missouri who was featured in a story on NPR in 2013. She said that she received thousands of cash and book donations from all over the country after that story aired on National Public Radio. To me, this outpouring of love and cash reinforces that people LOVE libraries and only want to support them, especially in small, rural communities. But how can anyone support any library nationally?
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