Petersburg Library in the News

Published on August 7, 2013

The new Petersburg Public Library is continuing to receive accolades.  In this article, Candice Streett, Executive Director of LISC’s Virginia Office, beautifully touches on the complexities and challenges of library service in economically depressed areas–and how the new Petersburg Public Library faces those challenges head on.

“And nowhere are they more sorely needed or appreciated than in communities like Petersburg, eagerly awaiting the chance to claim their rightful place in the 21st century.”–Candice Streett, How a Virginia City Came Together to Build a New Library, August 7, 2014

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