Need a gym much more than a library

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Brookfield residents have defeated a referendum for a new library, yet we are on the verge of getting one anyway. I am unaware of any community group, other than the library board, clamoring for a new one. 

I agree with Rev. Sokol that we need a community center with a well-appointed gym much more than we need a new library. Keep the existing library and put a state-of-art recreation center/gym across the street. 

We could ask the queen of Sokoltown, Linda, if that would be OK with her. Of course, this new facility would still be named after her. 

James L. Miller


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Karl Sokol from Brookfiekd  

Posted: December 31st, 2019 4:30 PM

Brookfield should have a well equipped library, a flexible rec center, fun bars, delicious restaurants, a functional river walk, churches and other places for spiritual growth, great schools, unique small businesses, and more. Why pit any of these against each other? They create a virtuous circle that builds up the whole community!

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