New report on public libraries and their communities

Posted on September 23, 2015. Filed under: Libraries and Librarians | Tags: , , |

“The public is interested in new services and thinks libraries are important to communities”

Pew has released a new report about community use and thoughts about public libraries. The research is USA based, but can be of relevance to Australian public libraries too.

“Many Americans think closing their local public library would affect their communities, and a third say it would have a major impact on them and their families”

Many US Americans say they want public libraries to advance education, improve digital literacy and serve key groups. Read the full report here.



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