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It checks out — libraries are an "investment that's well worth it"

Marketplace senior economics contributor Chris Farrell discusses how these social institutions continue to give back to communities.
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How "social infrastructure" can save us all

Sep 11, 2018
An author told us how spaces like parks and libraries can end up being a driving force in the economy and a saving factor in a crisis.
People walk past a mural along the High Line Park trail in New York City January 30, 2018. Opened in June 2009, the High Line meanders at an altitude of about 18-30 feet (5-9 meters) above the streets through blocks of office buildings and private residences on Manhattan's West Side.