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Pew Research: Library services and usage

Majorities of Americans think local libraries serve the educational needs of their communities and families pretty well and library users often outpace others in learning activities. But many do not know about key education services libraries provide

BY LEE RAINIE APRIL 7, 2016

The vast majority of parents of minor children — children younger than 18 — feel libraries are very important for their children. That attachment carries over into parents’ own higher-than-average use of a wide range of library services.1

bCarolyn Miller, Kathryn ZickuhrLee Rainie and Kristen Purcell 
Released: May 1, 2013

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