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Libraries > Movies

Sometimes you’ll hear fools on television or fools in real life who will condescendingly ask, “Does anyone even go to libraries anymore?”, or some variation thereof.

So it was with great pleasure that I read this report this morning (via the excellent Austin Kleon newsletter), that begins with this line:

Visiting the library remains the most common cultural activity Americans engage in, by far.

Some ammo to set the fools straight from Gallup. Click here to read.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

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