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It would be hard for me to overestimate the importance of reading.  Nothing can expand the mind and heart like the magic al world of books.   ….  Our libraries are an essential resource for our children, our communities, and our future.

Danielle Steel
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

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