Denison Public Library sees surge in patronage – Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sherman Denison Herald DemocratDenison Public Library sees surge in patronageSherman Denison Herald DemocratAs the role of the library continues to evolve away from traditional services to encompass new technologies, the Denison Public Library is reporting a surge in patronage. Denison Public Library Director Kimberly Bowen said the library has seen …read more

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NY Public Library Set To Display Rare Copy Of Declaration Of Independence – CBS New York

CBS New YorkNY Public Library Set To Display Rare Copy Of Declaration Of IndependenceCBS New YorkNEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With Independence Day around the corner, the New York Public Library is putting a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence on display. The historic copy is in Thomas Jefferson’s own …read more

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How New York City’s libraries are evolving – Fox5NY

Fox5NYHow New York City’s libraries are evolvingFox5NYToday, libraries look a little different. “People come in for books, sit down and read, but also we’ve seen a growth in the use of technology,” Queens Library President Dennis Walcott said. Walcott said adapting to the advancements of technology was a … …read more

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Former Calgary Public Library chief and unabashed book booster John Dutton … – Calgary Herald

Calgary HeraldFormer Calgary Public Library chief and unabashed book booster John Dutton …Calgary Herald“The historical stereotype of the public library is ridiculous in today’s world,” Dutton wrote the year he stepped down. “A public library is much more than a place for children or for refined ladies to read the …read more

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Access to technology readily available at area’s libraries – Pekin Daily Times

Pekin Daily TimesAccess to technology readily available at area’s librariesPekin Daily TimesPublic libraries have long been an equalizer for finding free information regardless of social status or income, a role that continues with today’s expanding technology. “The library’s primary role has always been this: access. Whether it was to access …read more

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