Monday, June 29, 2009

Big Boost in Circulation at Chicago Libraries

Link to June 28 Chicago Sun-Times article, "Frugal readers drive up library circulation 30%".

: Here's a silver lining in the economic recession -- Chicago Public Library circulation has spiked 30 percent in the past year.

"People are realizing, 'Why should I buy my books, my CDs -- I can get it free at the library,' " Library Commissioner Mary Dempsey said Saturday, speaking at the dedication of a new library in Beverly.

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