Too often, libraries are thought of only in basic, outdated terms. In the digital age books and magazines are rapidly being replaced by Kindles and iPads. Some even say that by 2020, 90 percent of literature will be read electronically. This leads many to wonder – are libraries becoming obsolete?
The reality is that libraries have always played an integral role in communities, educating, entertaining, and bringing people together. Libraries represent a community’s commitment not only to knowledge, but to making knowledge accessible. Because of this, libraries may be transforming, but they certainly are not disappearing. (more…)