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  Archived Posts From: 2009


Libraries in hard times

Written on: March 14th, 2009 in News

This story was in today’s New York Times. The writer interviewed a number of patrons at a Long Island library, asking him why they were returning to libraries after long absences in some cases. Free movie rentals, internet access, reading new bestsellers were all identified as ways in which patrons were using libraries to save regular expenses during the recession.