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318 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 in more than 800 library reading rooms, including 64 in colleges and universities in other states. Yet there are 318 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 frequently 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 subscription to these libraries. The rates are $14 for one year, $25 for two years, $36 for three years. The order form is on the other side of this page. Abernathy Allen Alpine Alta Loma Alto Alvin Anahuac Anson Archer City Aspermont Athens Atlanta Austin Branches: Carver Terrazas Austwell Azle Balch Springs Ballinger Balmorhea Barksdale Barstow Bartlett Beeville Belton Bertram Big Lake Bishop Blanco Blue Mound Brackettville Brazoria Breckenridge Bridgeport Briggs Buchanan Dam Buffalo Burkbumett Caldwell Calvert Canyon Lake Carrizo Springs Carrollton Carthage Centerville Christoval Cisco Clarendon Claude Clifton Clute Coleman Colorado City Columbus Comfort Coppell Corrigan Cotulla Crane Crosby Crowell Crystal City Dallas Branches: Main County Library Audelia Road Lakewood Polk-Wisdom Dayton De Leon De Soto Devine Dilley Dublin Eagle Lake East, Bernard Eastland Eden Edna El Campo Eldorado Electra Encino Ennis Fabens Fairfield Falls City Ferris Florence Floresville Freeport Freer Fritch Galena Park Garland Branches: Ridgewood Walnut Creek Sachse Garrison Garwood George West Giddings Gilmer Gladewater Goldthwaite Goliad Gonzales Gorman Granbury Grandfalls Grand Saline Gregory Groesbeck Groom Groves Groveton Gruver Hale Center Hallettsville Harker Heights Heame Hempstead Higgins Highlands Hitchcock Honey Grove Houston Branches: Harris County Main Woodforest Fifth Ward Kashmere Gardens Meyer Ring Clayton Center Extension Headquarters Hutchins Idalou Imperial Ingleside Iraan Italy Jacksboro Jasper Jayton Jourdanton Junction Katy Kaufman Keller Kemp Kendalia Kenedy Kingsland Kirbyville Kyle La Feria La Grange Laguna Vista Lake Dallas Lake Worth Leon Valley Liberty City Liberty Hill Littlefield Lockney Lorenzo Los Fresnos Louise Lytle McCamey McLean Marathon Marfa THE TEXAS OBSERVER 31