Episode 23: The Future of Libraries

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In today’s show, Jason and Kevin take a close look at the future of the library. Libraries aren’t fusty old buildings with mildewed books any more. Today, they serve as community centers and digital outposts designed to help people get things done and discover new skills. In fact, some libraries are getting in on the maker trend.

The maker movement seeks to transform community centers, like the library, into places to create. Are librarians up for the new information era, where books are only one of many ways to gain new knowledge and learn new skills?


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Kevin Eagan (@KevEagan) is a freelance editor and writer living in Central Florida. He edits book manuscripts and articles for local and national publications. Critical Margins is his place to share his interests. You can also check out his professional website, KevinThomasEagan.com.