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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 Byte: Library offers new digital services, Vatican Library Goes Digital Under New Pope, Now, e-library for easy reading

Green Township residents Jacob Patterson, 8, left, reads a traditional book while his sister Emily, 11, reads a book on an ereader at the Delhi Township library.

Library Turns Tech Savvy

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Library offers new digital services

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Stamping out poverty as well as books? How libraries can support development

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Harrisburg Library’s new automation system is live April 9

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Area libraries to join new system

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Vatican Library Goes Digital Under New Pope

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Benton library will launch new software

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Local Brooklyn Public Library Branches Launch Laptop Loaner Program

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Now, e-library for easy reading

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New Jefferson County Library Collections Go Digital

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Libraries still play a pivotal role in educating South African youth

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How libraries can get kids reading

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Cuyahoga County Public Library sees online magazine service take off

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Little Free Library’ draws plenty of readers

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Advocates of Pre-K Pushing Obama: “Go To The Library”

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Click to read more

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Tiny library puts the word out on the street

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Library students buzzing about 24/7 coffee

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New at the library

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NLB to add 820,000 e-books to collection

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Leeds Library: Hidden cultural gem amid city centre life

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Libraries work to give readers new experiences

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School libraries shelve book-boosting plans as more student research goes online

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Delhi Library sees increased ebook rentals

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New mobile library bus added to Worcestershire’s fleet

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Library News: Library services go on-line, Survey shows U.S. still values libraries, Library to get New Inter-Library System

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Checking out technology: E-readers at Adair County library

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The greening of public libraries

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Tacoma Public Libraries Mobile App

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ALA Honors Five Libraries for Offering ‘Cutting-Edge’ Technologies

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Largo Library Checks In a New Checkout System

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Death of library greatly exaggerated

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Lodi Library to offer laptops for members to take home

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More than just books: Pew study details how technology has changed libraries

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Library services go on-line

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3D printers turn library into place of dreams

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Survey shows … U.S. still values libraries

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Library goes digital with magazines

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Today’s libraries offer much more than just books

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Libraries open horizons by heading outdoors

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Library blends Victorian elegance with modern technology

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Library of Congress Will at Last Convert 8-Track Collection to Digital

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Library use continues to increase

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Survey Finds Rising Reliance on Libraries as a Gateway to the Web

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Library has help for those challenged by computers, Internet

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Public library an evolving destination point

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Library to get new inter-library system

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New library collection highlights good reads, the old-fashioned way

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Millions of items checked out at Kentucky libraries

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Column: Rome library updates for changing times

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On Presidents’ Day, a rare peek into the heart of the Library of Congress

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