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Smart Cities Dive: "Not your mother’s library: How book-borrowing institutions are evolving"

A new article from Smart Cities Dive examines the dynamic shift happening in public libraries to meet the changing needs of urban communities — featuring ULC members Baltimore County Public Library, The Seattle Public Library, Free Library of Philadelphia and Salt Lake City Public Library.

And with this innovation, says ULC President and CEO Brooks Rainwater, libraries need to be maintained. “Supporting libraries should be at the top of every city leader’s policy agenda,” he said. “Investments in libraries are going to pay some of the strongest dividends within cities.”