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The HillBy Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) and Jim Renacci (R-Ohio)Courtney Young

This year, as we celebrate National Library Week, April 12 - 18, it is important to realize that libraries not only engage, but also transform their communities, especially during times of emergency, when libraries are often the glue that holds communities together.

A dramatic illustration of this was displayed in Ferguson, Missouri during August and November 2014, following the announcement of a Grand Jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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