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Democracy, Libraries, and the Human Spirit: We Learn from Syria

In a free, democratic society, we live by a sacred code–a guarantee that some countries just do not have or if they do, it is not upheld. Libraries, as purveyors of the freedom of information, lay the foundation of democracy by encouraging literate, thinking people who participate in government and become educated voters. Read more about how a small secret library in Syria provides hope and why we all need to learn from them.