The small library in Ferguson is getting support from around the country thanks, in part, to stars including Neil Gaiman and LeVar Burton, who are tweeting the libraries needs. Many small donations have raised needed funds for this little oasis just one block from demonstrations.
“It means we can do a whole lot more programming that’s focused on the community, [and] long overdue updates to the library. We have infrastructure needs that should have been taken care of 10 years ago. But what I really hope I can do is to get a full-time children’s or programming librarian,”.
– Director Scott Bonner, the only full-time employee at the library
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