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We’ve all seen the stories or news reports, with foreboding titles like “The Death of the Book?” or “The End of Libraries”. The rise of ebooks, and the increasing reliance on the Internet for finding information is sparking some serious questions about the future of the library as an institution.
While I happen to believe that these reports overstate the demise of both traditional print books and of libraries, I also recognize that there are changes that libraries are making – and must make – in order to remain vital elements of their communities. And as with most changes, there are going to be some who adapt well and others who cope poorly.
Here is a list of some changes that have happened or are happening soon at Griffin Free. With luck, this will help ease the transition as we move toward a more modern approach to library services. I encourage you to look over the list and share your thoughts. One thing that will never change is that we love to hear from the people using the library.
In the evolving Griffin Free: