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454 Communities in Need! The National Library of Australia in Canberra, Australia, subscribes to The Texas Observer, and so does the high school library in Spur, Texas. All told, the Observer can be found iri over 400 library reading rooms, including 64 in colleges and universities in other states. Yet there are 454 public and county libraries in Texas that do not receive the Observer. Most librarians are pleased to discover the Observer, and the demand for it by library-users leads to repeated renewals with library funds. But they need someone to get them started for a year or two with a gift subscription. Please examine the list on both sides of this page for a city or town which is a sentimental favorite of yours, or for which you have a special concern. We hope you will give your favorite community a valuable supplement to the views expressed in the local press by getting its library on the Observer habit. You get a tax deduction for the amount of your gift subscriptions to these libraries. The rates are $12 for one year, $22 for two years, $30 for three years. The order form is on the other side of this page. Beaumont Branches: Clarksville De Soto Freeport Albany Central Park Claude Devine Freer Allen Tyrrell Clebume Diboll Friendswood Alvin Bedford Cleveland Dickinson Friona Amarillo Branches: Beeville Clifton Dilley Fritch East Belton Clute Dimmitt Galena Park North Bertram Clyde Donna Garland Branches: Southwest Big Lake Coleman Dublin Ridgewood Anahuac Bishop Colorado City Duncanville Walnut Creek Andrews Blanco Columbus East Bernard Garwood Anson Blue Mound Comfort Eastland Gatesville Aransas Pass Boeme Commerce Eden Georgetown Archer City Bonham Cooper Edinburg George West Arlington Branches: Borger Coppell Edna Giddings North Bowie Copperas Cove El Campo Gilmer Southeast Brackettville Corpus Christi Branches: Eldorado Glen Rose Southwest Brady Greenwood Electra Goldthwaite Aspermont Breckenridge Padre Staples Mall Elsa Goliad Austin Branches: Brenham Corrigan Encino Gonzales Allendale Bridgeport Cotulla Ennis Granbury Carver Briggs Crane Fabens Grandfalls Howson Brownfield Crosby Fairfield Grand Saline Montopolis Buna Crosbyton Falfurrias Grapevine Oak Springs Burkbumett Crowell Falls City Greenville Rosewood-Zaragosa Bumet Crystal City Ferris Gregory Terrazas Caldwell Cuero Florence Groesbeck Austwell Calvert Daingerfield Florence Hill Groom Azle Cameron Dalhart Floresville Groves Baird Canadian Dallas Branches: Fbydada Groveton Balch Springs Canton Dallas West Fort Worth Branches: Gruver Ballinger Canyon Lake Jefferson East Hale Center Balmorhea Carrizo Springs Martin Luther King North Hallettsville Bandera Carrollton Dayton Northeast Haltom City Barksdale Cedar Hill Decatur South Hamilton Barstow Bartlett Centerville Childress De Leon Dell City Southeast Southwest Hamlin Harker Heights Bastrop Bay City Cisco Clarendon Del Rio Denver City West Franklin Haskell Heame THE TEXAS OBSERVER 13