Released: June 25, 2013

Young adults like libraries and books, new study finds

Good news for American public libraries: Despite growing up in an increasingly digital world filled with iPhones, tablets, texts and tweets, young people ages 16 to 29 use the library more than any other age group, a new study finds.

According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, this demographic is just as likely to borrow a book—like, those bound and printed on paper—and is more likely than their elders to have read one.

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