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October 27, 2010 in City
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Spokane Public Libraries Director Pat Partovi addresses a packed room at a Library Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at the East Central Community Center. The board will decide later this fall if it will close the East Side Library, which is next door to the community center, because of a budget shortfall.

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Spokane resident Scott Engelhard testifies against the closure of the East Side Library at a Library Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010.

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Sug Villella, who runs the Southeast Day Care Center, testifies Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, to the Library Board of Trustees against a plan to close the East Side Library.