Sunday, August 3, 2008

"if anything remains constant, it's our thirst for knowledge and community connection"

Four good library stories in today's Post Crescent...nice job by our paper in delineating library issues for Appleton, the Fox Cities and beyond.

Laurie Kaiser column: Library gives connection to community
Experts not so long ago predicted that the Internet would wipe out the need for public libraries. After all, so much information is just a keystroke away. Who needs dusty reference books and a trip...

Internet offerings keep libraries booked up
Just when folks thought the Internet would send libraries the way of eight-track tapes, it has made them busier than ever.

Public libraries are keeping up
Over the past two decades, Wendy McMorrow has seen the public library grow and change alongside her four children, who range in age from 20 to 12.

Audio books allow 'readers' to get up and go
Cruising down the interstate, Shanna Buettner often pops an audio book in the car stereo and settles in for a long ride.

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