Libraries without Books?

Banished Books at the Princeton Science Library

Banished-to-the-Basement Books at the Princeton Science Library

The just-released Pew Internet national survey on Library Services in the Digital Age found that

people have different views about whether libraries should move some printed books and stacks out of public locations to free up space for tech centers, reading rooms, meeting rooms, and cultural events: 20% of Americans ages 16 and older said libraries should “definitely” make those changes; 39% said libraries “maybe” should do that; and 36% said libraries should “definitely not” change by moving books out of public spaces.

See also Library Models in Time and Space

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