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LOCKPORT, NEW YORK -  Jan 7: A man enters the Lockport Public Library from the East Avenue entrance on Thursday,  January 7, 2010. The City of Lockport, New York, is where the author Joyce Carol Oates grew up as a child in the 1940s and 1950s. Above the door to the library is an inscription, whch reads: "Books are like an open door to set the spirit free." (Photo by Landon Nordeman)