Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Undernews: Department of Good Stuff: Libraries

Department of Good Stuff: Libraries

Pew Research

95% of Americans ages 16 and older agree that the materials and resources available at public libraries play an important role in giving everyone a chance to succeed;

95% say that public libraries are important because they promote literacy and a love of reading;

94% say that having a public library improves the quality of life in a community;

81% say that public libraries provide many services people would have a hard time finding elsewhere.