Category Archives: Statistics

New Top 10 Reasons Why Libraries are still Important – Stephen’s Lighthouse New

Top 10 Reasons Why Libraries are still Important?  http://en.docsity.com/news/interesting-facts/top-10-reasons-libraries-important/ “Most of people predict that the digital age will wipe public bookshelves clean and permanently end the centuries-old era of libraries. Despite their perceived obsolescence in the digital age both libraries … Continue reading

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How Public Libraries Are Solving America’s Reading Problem

  Comment Now Follow Comments We have a reading problem in the United States.  It’s not that people aren’t reading: in fact the Pew Research Center reports that 76% of adults have read a book in the past year.  Even … Continue reading

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Kristin Heitman on Health Efforts in 16th-Century London–History of Medicine Lecture at NYAM–Thursday, February 20th @ 6:00 pm

  Dr. Kristin Heitman’s lecture at the New York Academy of Medicine, “Counting the Dead in Reformation London: 16th-Century Community Health Efforts,” originally schedule for Tuesday, January 21, but postponed due to snow, is now rescheduled for Thursday, February 20—lecture … Continue reading

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