The Ritzville Adams County Journal - Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

By Amy Hille
Library Assistant II 

Library Corner: EALD striving to provide access for the whole community


Last updated 11/14/2019 at 10:53am

Access. It takes just 6 letters to sum up the true reason for a public library to exist. And this isn’t just access to the most recent best seller or the latest action blockbuster, though those play their own integral part in the foundation of a library. What I’m talking about is access in both tangible and intangible ways. Access to knowledge, self-expression, a safe space, imagination, liberation, education, information and services, broadband and wifi, exposure to places, cultures, and ideas patrons might not otherwise encounter -- the list goes on and on. Libraries allow people to,...

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