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Library News: Libraries using radio waves to save staff and customers time, The “Bookless” Library, US libraries to help uninsured Americans figure out new health coverage options

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At Mosio we love libraries. It turns out so do young people. A new study finds that the age group that uses libraries the most is 16 to 29 year olds. Given how tech savvy young people are, this is an incentive for libraries to keep on the cutting edge of technology and digital reference trends. However, the study also finds that despite their technological skills, young people are still fond of traditional bound paper books.

Young adults like libraries and books, new study finds

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A love of paper books may be part of the success of the “Little Free Library” kiosks. Popping up around the globe, these small wooden boxes offer people a new way to share books and the reading experience.

Little Free Library kiosks pop up in Sacramento area

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From free books on every corner to the “Bookless Library,” North Carolina State University is turning the traditional library on its head. Their new Hunt Library is a clean modern open space, with lots of room for students to congregate and collaborate. What’s missing are the books. They aren’t gone completely, however. They are simply tucked away in an archival space, and delivered by a book delivery system called the “bookBot.”

The “Bookless” Library

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Here are some other news items from the libary world you might find interesting.

Queens Library Offers Free Digital Copies of Magazines

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ALA 2013: Libraries to Offer Monthly ‘Top 10′ Book List

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Bringing libraries back to communities

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Video: Libraries using radio waves to save staff, customers time

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Local libraries: staying relevant in a digital age

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Siouxland Libraries New Technology

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The Central Library Moves Hidden Treasures Out Into The Public Eye

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Library now offers even more downloadable audiobooks

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Morton Grove Library to open new entrance, install self-checkout

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Amid changing technology, West Virginia’s public libraries maintain relevance

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Laptop donations increase access at library

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Howard Library System named Library of the Year

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APNewsBreak: US libraries to help uninsured Americans figure out new health coverage options

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Who knew reading could be so lucrative — Library system to give away $1,500 in prizes

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Library to roll out new checkout system

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Mt. Airy’s Lovett Library selected as prototype in citywide library system transformation

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Oregon State Library offers services to enhance local library programs

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Perry Castañeda Library consolidates service desk

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New mobile app lets users search library catalog, download eBooks

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Access Aberdeen library services 24/7

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Pima Library goes mobile with new app

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The Library virtually and in reality

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Library News: Libraries to Become Community Publishing Portals, Getting library books to your e-reader – made easier, New library technology taking off

Lexington Public Library’s new program makes stops at 11 day care centers

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Whitewright Public Library to offer eBooks and eAudiobooks

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Libraries to Become Community Publishing Portals

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Wayne Library launches mobile app

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New Griffith library branch focuses on technology

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Oh My Tech!: Getting library books to your e-reader, made easier

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Nation’s first bookless library on university campus is thriving at UTSA

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After 40 years, residents still checking out Rancho Bernardo Library

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E-Readers Now Available for Check-Out at Greenfield Public Library

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Chatham library adds online magazine service for card holders

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Beaverton library installs systems to automatically check in, sort returned items

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Lake Geneva Library offers book give-away

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A library for the modern world, from Houston to Africa

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CSU library gains state of the art technology

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New library technology taking off

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Yolo library eBook usage soars; new technology makes it easy

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New Mount Dennis Public Library a neighbourhood beacon: Hume

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Port Sulphur Library back with new technology

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ELEVEN YEARS OF RECOGNITION FOR 24/7 LIBRARY

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PU extension library gets bar-code system

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Library could soon be ‘hubs’

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Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Adds 15 New Computers for Children from AWE to its Library System

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Digital libraries focus on student creativity

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Eberhard: Libraries serve a parade of readers

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Libraries are changing

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