Released: July 18, 2013

Younger Americans’ Library Habits and Expectations

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01 teens and young adults go online Device ownership by age group 03 most under 30 read at least 1 book in last year 04 book formats over the past year by age group 05 ebooks on the rise among younger readers 05 how many books americans read
06 public library use while growing up 07 do you have a library card

08 most americans have visited a library

06 a snapshot of americans library visits 10 assistance from library staff 11 most say library staff are very helpful 12 almost half of younger americans have visited library 13 mobile access to library sites 14 has your public library use increased or decreased 15 experiences at libraries are mostly positive 16 how important are libraries 17 how much do you know about different services offered 18 what americans do at libraries 19 how important it is for libraries to allow for book borrowing 20 how important it is for libraries to provide free internet access 21 how important it is for libraries to provide kids programs 22 how important it is for libraries to provide quiet study places 23 how important it is for libraries to provide free public meeting spaces 24 how important it is for libraries to provide career resources 25 how important it is for libraries to provide free events and activities 26 how important it is for libraries to provide research resources 27 how important it is for libraries to provide helpful librarians 28 should libraries make most services automated 29 should libraries have separate spaces for different services 30 should libraries free up space 31 should libraries offer more interactive learning experiences 32 should libraries help users digitize materials 33 should libraries offer a broader selection of ebooks 34 should libraries offer free early literacy programs 35 should libraries coordinate more closely with local schools 36 should libraries move most services online 37 how likely would you be to use classes on handheld reading devices 38 how likely would you be to use library kiosks 39 how likely would you be to use preloaded ereaders 40 how likely would you be to use library apps 41 how likely would you be to use a personalized online library account 42 how likely would you to be to use a digital media lab 43 how likely would you be to use a program that allowed you to try out new tech 44 how likely would you be to use classes on how to download ebooks

 

 

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