When: Wednesday, Jan 30 | 9:00 am - 10:15 am

Location: TBD

Days: Wednesday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Public Libraries. Subjects: Public Service, Reading & Readers Advisory, and Research.


This session will challenge assumptions about books and reading in public libraries. We critically explore what it means to shrink book collections and reader services. Here is a highly visible public good, in high demand, and yet public libraries are distancing themselves from this historic connection. Why, and why now?