Author Jorge Luis Borges once wrote, "I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." Librarian historian Wayne Wiegand's new book, "Part of Our Lives: A People's History of the American Public Library," explores the library's importance as a civil and social space. We'll discuss his book and why libraries are still flourishing in the Internet age.
Why America's Public Library System Will Survive
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Wayne A. Wiegand, professor emeritus of library and information studies, Florida State University; author, "Part of Our Lives: A People's History of the American Public Library."