Libraries are in the midst of an evolution. As we all must do in order to stay relevant, they are adapting to an exciting new role. Let’s also be clear - books are never going away. Information is, and always will be, the cornerstone of these institutions. But libraries are now routinely adding innovative amenities, installations, and interactives to their repertoire. And, to no surprise, people love it.
This NY Times article explores several new libraries around the world and their leading-edge variations of the idea of access to free information for all. This examination of the new precedent for modern, 21st century libraries clearly demonstrates that libraries are quickly becoming the ultimate destination .
-Vanessa, Executive Admin
L: The Quatar National Library hosts 80-90 free events every month