Lines of Spines What is a Library? by Tim Gorichanaz

This author begins by discussing our concept of what a library is, a refuge for books.  The etymology of Library and words related are from roots in paper, books, building that houses books, etc.

This is a fascinating article that allows the reader to explore different iterations of what a library is/can be.  Readjusting the definition of the library to include all of the different forms of information available can be quite difficult for people to get their minds around.

*Several of our new library employees at the public library I work at have expressed how surprised they are at the wide variety of materials the library has to offer.*


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