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The 2-year-old children’s library in the Elizabethtown Town Hall has become a victim of its own success.

Instead of lending books, library volunteers give away the hardcovers and paperbacks, made available to the estimated 80 elementary school children in the southeast Bartholomew County community.

The strategy is an effort to increase literacy in Elizabethtown, where only 58 percent of adults have graduated from high school.

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