The Changing Role of Public Libraries

The Bates Hall reading room at the Central Library of Boston Public Library.  - Flickr user pobrecito33

The Bates Hall reading room at the Central Library of Boston Public Library.

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The Changing Role of Public Libraries

Americans are turning to public libraries in record numbers for free access to resources, but many states have cut their funding. The challenges and changing roles for U.S. libraries.

Americans are turning to public libraries in record numbers for free access to resources, but many states have cut their funding. The challenges and changing roles for U.S. libraries.

Guests

Sari Feldman

executive director, Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library; president, Public Library Association.

John Hill

president of the D.C. Public Libraries Board of Trustees; CEO of the Federal City Council.

Camila Alire

president, American Library Association.

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