LIBRARIES AND LIBRARIANS EMPOWER PEOPLE TO LEAD.
Library resources and programming help patrons develop their leadership skills. And librarians are leaders too: 73% of Americans say libraries promote a sense of community in their region.* They’re trailblazers when it comes to social issues like privacy rights and information access, as well as staying at the cutting edge of the digital world—75% of Americans believe libraries help people learn new technologies.**
Learn more about what can you do to help spread the word about the important role of libraries in people’s lives.
*Horrigan, John B. “Libraries 2016” Pew Research Center, September 2016
Available at: http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/09/09/2016/Libraries
**Horrigan, John. “Libraries at the Crossroads: Pew Research Center, September 2015,
Available at: http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/09/15/2015/Libraries-at-crossroads/
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