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Friday, July 6, 2012

Texas Walmart Converted to Library

Posted by Alison Hallett on Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 11:29 AM

It has been a weird week, here is a story to make you feel a little bit better.

A vast building in McAllen, Texas, was once home to a Wal-Mart — but no longer. When the discount superstore moved to a larger location, it left behind a vast empty building. The community took advantage of the space and converted the warehouse-like building into a public library.

The size of more than two football fields, the McAllen Public Library is the largest single-story library in the country.

And here is a video of some kittens wearing tiny hats.

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