Editorial: Library agreement victory for patrons

For quite some time, many residents in parts of Blue River Township had to drive 8 miles to Franklin or 10 miles to Trafalgar to check out a book from the library, rather than driving less than a mile to the Edinburgh Wright-Hageman Public Library.

And some residents of Greenwood weren’t able to check out materials from the Greenwood Public Library.

The reason had to do with library district boundaries, but that is no longer as much of an issue. Officials from the three districts have forged a cooperative agreement that now allows Johnson County residents to check out books at any library in the county they want.

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