Pew reports: “Americans appreciate libraries, especially for the role they play in communities. 90% of Americans say the closing of their local public library would impact their community and 67% said it would affect them and their families.”
From the full report: “the vast majority of Americans ages 16 and older say that public libraries play an important role in their communities.”
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- Found via Stephen’s Lighthouse.
- Source: 10 facts about Americans and public libraries (Pew)
- Source: How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities (Pew)