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Don't Defund the Twin Lakes Library System

The Baldwin County commissioners in Georgia are cutting 90% of funding for the Twin Lakes Library System, effective July 1.

Don't Defund the Twin Lakes Library System

The Baldwin County commissioners in Georgia are cutting 90% of funding for the Twin Lakes Library System, effective July 1.

The Baldwin County commissioners in Georgia are cutting 90% of funding for the Twin Lakes Library System, effective July 1. Additionally, the city and county have failed to reach a new agreement on shared services. Please join the Friends of the Mary Vinson Memorial Library to demand funding for our library by:

  • Signing this petition
  • Personally writing or calling the County Commissioners and City Council members today.
  • Attending the County Commissioner Board Meeting on Tuesday, July 16 at 6pm in Suite 319 of the Baldwin County Courthouse
  • Signing up to speak during the public comment period of the meeting.
  • Bringing a sign to the meeting to fully fund the library or reinstate library funding.
  • Writing a letter to the editor at the Union-Recorder and/or Baldwin Bulletin to support full funding of the library by Baldwin County and the commissioners.

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Libraries matter more, not less, in a digital age. Terrific public libraries play a more connected role in our communities today than in the past. We rely on libraries more than ever for a wider array of services. The availability of books and other materials in a wide range of formats, for anyone, whether they can pay or not, is an essential public service. The availability of safe public spaces is an essential resource in our democracy. Libraries preserve our historical, scientific and cultural record through their collections. They help people find jobs, gain new skills, and get ahead in life.

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