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Monday, October 29, 2012

Pew Research Says Teens ARE Reading

Later this week, look for some insight gleaned from great sessions I attended at the Wisconsin Library Association Conference (it was great to see many of you there!).

For now, I want to draw your attention to some heartening news--and a wake-up call about teens.  According to a recently-published Pew Research Study, teens are more likely to have read a book and used the library in the past year than their older counterparts!  And they don't know they can check out e-content at their libraries, but would be interested, particularly in checking out pre-loaded e-readers.

See some great analysis by Paul Nelson here.

And if you still feel queasy about using e-readers and want some hands-on practice, sign up for one of three sessions coming up next week!




Tuesday, November 6, 12:30-3:30, IFLS office
Register here 

Thursday, November 8, 9:30-12:30, Ladysmith
Register here 

Friday, November 9, 9:30-12:30, Clear Lake
Register here

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