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

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

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

  • Camila Alire president, American Library Association.
  • John Hill president of the D.C. Public Libraries Board of Trustees; CEO of the Federal City Council.
  • Sari Feldman executive director, Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library; president, Public Library Association.

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