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Friday, July 19th, 2024

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Friday, July 19th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Gretchen Steele: Public libraries overlooked as hubs for outdoor enthusiasts

Libraries that allow people to check out fishing poles like a book found a great upsurge during the pandemic, and that continues to be a successful program still. (Photo courtesy of Gretchen Steele)

In a world dominated by digital screens and virtual landscapes, the call of the wild remains as potent as ever. For outdoorsmen and women, the allure of nature’s grandeur, the thrill of adventure, and the quest for knowledge are ever intertwined.
While the great outdoors may seem like the antithesis of the library, these sanctuaries of knowledge hold a trove of resources waiting to be discovered by nature enthusiasts. Welcome to the untamed wilderness of your local public library — a treasure trove for adventurers and explorers alike.

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