Folks in D.C. have gone to the library twice as much as they use to and it is now paying off.
There was a 100 percent increase in the number of books and DVDs borrowed from the D.C. Public Library
system since 2006.
She gave out 100 free gift bags at the Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library as a way to say thank you.
According to D.C. Public Libraries
, library usage increased 20 percent annually since 2006. By the end of October, folks had borrowed 2,547,052 library materials.
“It’s your D.C. public library, be one of the people who uses it,” said Cooper.
The free gift bags included tickets to an upcoming Georgetown University basketball game and, of course, books.
Published at 8:02 PM EST on Jan 5, 2010 | Updated at 8:15 PM EST on Jan 5, 2010