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Santa Barbara raised the admin fee charged branch libraries to 13.5 percent, but layoffs were made. Suzanne Requejo (right) was discharged from Carpinteria library, where she ran a program — awarded an $8,000 grant on Tuesday — and mentored kids like Maria Zamora, who started in the homework program and is now headed for college.

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