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Why Do Many Libraries Hate Books?

Published on December 18, 2015

Why do many libraries hate books? Libraries are spending more money on electronic access and meeting pods and cutting back on access to the printed book. The root of library comes from the word book. What do we call them now: Interneteries?

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By Gerald Fruehwirth on Dec 18, 2015

read at lest one book a week, and I use libraries. The statement that Libraries are not for books is ridiculous, maybe down the road they might change but for now they are a venue for books to be read. You can also use a computer there, but most people read books.
It's like the comment Print is dead

 

By Barbara Childers on Dec 21, 2015

Librarians are just like printers. They provide a service and they obtain what their customers want. If their customers want mostly digital documents, then that is where their funds get spent. They still love books, but they have to serve their constituents.

 

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