Ebooks

Libraries Look To The Future

May 16, 2017
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We look at how digital technology is challenging public libraries to redefine their role in the 21st century. While many still enjoy borrowing books, libraries are using social media and digital technology to expand their programs and establish themselves as vibrant community spaces.  In rural New Hampshire, they also provide vital access to technology for residents.

 

 

 


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E-books are now selling more copies than hardbound, print books, and the average public library e-book collection has expanded by 55 percent in 2010 and 75 percent in 2011.