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Viola Davis Saves a Public Library

Viola Davis donates money to save a public library in her hometown.
There’s one Rhode Island public library that has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season.

Tony award winning actress Viola Davis has donated $1,000 to save Adams Memorial library, a public library in her hometown of Central Falls, Rhode Island.

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The library had closed due to financial problems, but will now be able to reopen with longer hours thanks in part to Davis’ contribution. Others, including actor Alec Baldwin and State Senator Elizabeth Crowley, have donated to the library as well.

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Davis is red-hot these days. The actress is fresh off of her starring role in the feature, “The Help,” which is rumored to be getting a bit of Oscar buzz. She is also a new mommy to a beautiful adopted baby girl named Genesis.

We’re glad “The Help” star could lend a helping hand!