Released: June 26, 2013

Young Americans still reading paper books, going to library

It seems like every other week there’s a story circulating about how young people aren’t picking up paper books any more and the future of libraries is in doubt because fewer people are using them. Well, a new study released by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., points to an interesting trend: Americans aged 16 to 29 actually read print books more than older folks and more of them have visited a library in the past year.

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