Monday, September 2, 2013

A 10-minute walk to the library!

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 Meitar, where I now live,  has a public library!  Yay!


The library building was built in 2003 with the help of over a million shekels from Mif'al Hapais, Israel's national lottery.
"You win, the country wins" is the motto of the Pais.
Since 1951, using the money people pay for lotto tickets, Mif'al Hapais has given more than  five billion dollars to funding of community projects all over Israel.
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(Linking to Our World Tuesday.)
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11 comments:

  1. This is wonderful! I always love having a library. Right now, I borrow my books from the library with my Kindle which is utterly convenient.

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  2. I live within walking distance of my library too and visit there every weekend :) Your's has very nice architecture. Does it have a website that lets you access the collection via computer?

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  3. You know I love that. Even Carnegie thought libraries were good things to spend his millions on.

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  4. Hats off to Mif'al Hapais! Good use for the money.

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  5. It is always a good thing to have a library in close proximity!

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  6. Here comes a Meitar bench for my blog...

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  7. Good use of the proceeds!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  8. A library is like a treasure :)

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  9. Wow! Great way to use the money. Nice building and I like this style with the stones.

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  10. Wonderful use of lottery money, Dina.
    K

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