A Small Town’s Library Love Goes Viral, Earns Donations – News – GOOD

Via Scoop.itSustaining Social Impact

An incredibly cute YouTube video by filmmaker Lindsay Van Dyke recruited local people to demonstrate their love of their library. The short gets to the essence of what makes libraries so important: having a haven for ideas, inspiration, and creativity. The video’s gotten 35,000 hits in a little more than a month, inspiring nearly $40,000 in donations from donors across the country as well as Singapore, Australia, Canada, Kenya, and Europe.

It’s an amazing example of what creativity combined with a community’s passion can do to get the world engaged about a local problem…

Via www.good.is

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