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Open Forum: Library needs an outside drop box


Having just read about the library I find one addition missing and that is an “Outside Drop Box” for those who have difficulty walking in the snow/cold to deposit books read. Many community libraries have such a convenience and it works quite well for all. When asking why not, the answer I receive is that young people will deposit unwanted materials in the box, which could happen, but would soon become, in my estimation, old.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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