Ten Years of Community and Learning at Burke Centre Library

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Burke Connection

By Mike Salmon

When the derecho struck on a summer day a few years ago, the Burke Centre Library became more than just a place to read and browse the internet. Since the library was the only building with electricity in the area, the library stayed open, and Burke residents flocked there to enjoy the air conditioning and charge their phones, earning the library the reputation as a community resource and gathering place a place in Burke.

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