How can a facility with less money offer more services to more people?
That's the question faced by the Tamaqua Public Library, 30 South Railroad St., a heavily-utilized resource facing a unique situation.
All public libraries are struggling to stay afloat after being hit hard by cuts in grants and state funding over the past few years. But as the second largest library in Schuylkill County, the issue is one of trying to serve an expanding population base when money is dwindling.
"We're seeing population growth in our service area," librarian Gayle Heath said.