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Restored Branch Hours Suggests Libraries Still Have A Place In A Digital Society

June 20, 2011 1:12 p.m.

To balance San Diego's budget this year, it was proposed to cut neighborhood branch library hours in half. City lawmakers introduced plans to restore the hours and saving libraries became a rallying cry. Eventually, the deep cuts were blocked. We discuss whether this is a recognition of the continuing importance, even in our digital age.

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