Libraries today have become multimedia centers, offering not only books but DVDs, e-books and Internet access. They can also be an especially important community resource during times of economic hardship. A look at the future of libraries in a slowing economy.

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  • Ginnie Cooper Chief Librarian for the District of Columbia Public Library. She is the Former Executive Director of the Brooklyn Public Library.
  • Jim Rettig President of the American Library Association. He is also the University Librarian at the Boatwright Memorial Library at the University of Richmond, Virginia.
  • Carla Hayden executive director, Enoch Pratt Free Library and past president of the American Library Association

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