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Lacour applies the term wedge to the struggles the poor in Mecklenburg County face in finding adequate housing. Related to price and safety are factors such as the widening gap between the rich and poor in cities such as Pineville and Charlotte and dearth of economic mobility for minorities, particularly in Charlotte.
When technology-based research tools began gaining a foothold in American society, experts in fields outside of librarianship started arguing librarians were no longer needed and closing libraries would be economically beneficial. However, with the needs that libraries, particularly public, meet, they are still highly valued community centers for patrons representing the socioeconomic spectrum. This helps justify grand-scale renovations of public libraries such as Charlotte’s main branch.