Where would you be without your library?

The little M.N. Spear Memorial Library in Shutesbury, Massachusetts came up with a creative way to earn funds for a new library….YouTube!

M.N.Spear Memorial Library
from their website

The state of Massachusetts said they would come up with 60% of the cost of a new building if the town could prove they could raise the other 40% by the end of June. But this town of avid readers was finding that 40% of $3.5 million dollars is a lot of money, so they got a little creative and made a video which has gone viral on YouTube.

According to a Tuesday post on their Facebook page, they’ve raised over $220,000!

Congratulations to them!

Check out their Tumblr here: http://mnspearlibrary.tumblr.com/


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