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What's important in a library? Sometimes, it's not only the books, DVDs and computers...
The Roxbury VT Library, a beloved small-town gathering place since 1923, had no restrooms. When nature called, patrons young and old either had to hold it, do their business next door at the Roxbury Union Congregational Church or go home.
Never mind that the library has such modern conveniences as wireless Internet access. "I used to say `We're the Wi-Fi library without a pot to p--- in,'" said library director Susan D'Amico.
No more: a toilet was finally installed last Friday. Huffington Post.