The ways in which libraries transform are as nuanced and varied as the people they serve. Physical transformations are easy to spot. Transformations in service and scope can be less apparent, but are ever changing. So why are libraries transforming?
Libraries strengthen local economies.
Libraries create healthier communities.
Libraries are the place for lifelong learning.
From: " Quotable Facts 2017." ala.org, American Library Association, www.ala.org/offices/sites/ala.org.offices/files/content/quotable%20facts.2017.downloadable.pdf. Accessed 31 Jan. 2017.
Why are libraries important?
Changing Role of Libraries
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From: "Libraries Transform Toolkit." ala.org, American Library Association, www.ilovelibraries.org/librariestransform/toolkit/media-relations. Accessed 31 Jan. 2017.