They won't be lost to fire, like much of the Universal Music catalog, but who will save the mixtapes?
Libraries have changed from a silent space to a community hub that hosts all kinds of activities.
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Historical archives housed in universities, courthouses, and local libraries are at heightened risk from flooding and mold.
Almost all American archives are at risk from disasters or changing temperatures. Community history will probably be the first to go.
Local lending institutions remain trusted sources of information while trust in the media has hit an all-time low.
As civil society worries about the threat of targeted surveillance, the library provides a critical blueprint for how to tackle the problem.
Making libraries more comfortable for all patrons—including the homeless.
Public libraries are becoming a one-stop shop for manufacturing in the digital age. Because libraries are investing in machines like 3-D printers, someday soon everyone with access to a public library could become an inventor or create something.
A new study of Texas teens found no connection between reading edgy books and mental health issues or delinquent behavior.