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Supporters not ready to close book on libraries

Will push tax increase to help fund branches

Romeo Pelletier, 5, was among those who turned out at a rally in Roxbury to support the Egleston Square library, which has among the smallest circulation of any branch in the city. Romeo Pelletier, 5, was among those who turned out at a rally in Roxbury to support the Egleston Square library, which has among the smallest circulation of any branch in the city. (Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff)
By Donovan Slack
Globe Staff / March 14, 2010

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The Friends of the Boston Public Library staged a read-in yesterday at a branch in Roxbury and announced a plan to try to avert library closings by asking voters next year to approve a tax increase to fund the city’s libraries. (Full article: 760 words)

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