Libraries in the Digital Age

In this slideshow from Slate, Witold Rybczynski looks at public libraries from across the country and wonders how they will and should react to the increasingly digital age.

"Historic preservation aside, this raises an interesting question: What sort of public library does the 'digital world' of Google, Wikipedia, and Kindle require?"

"During the last two decades, many cities have grappled with this question and provided a variety of answers."

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