Minneapolis loses three public libraries

On the chopping block
Webber Park Library is one of the libraries to be closed.
MPR Photo/Brandt Williams

Three branches of the Minneapols Public Library system will close by the end of this year. Members of the Library Board approved a budget last night that shuts down the Roosevelt, Webber Park and Southeast Community branches. They could reopen this summer if additional money is appropriated by the Legislature. Joining us now with more is Anita Duckor, president of the Minneapolis Public Library board.

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