It’s true, Americans do visit public libraries more often than movie theaters. Surprised? Don’t be. Libraries are hubs of activity where communities thrive. In tough economic times libraries give free access to books and computers, meeting space, assistance with resumes and job searches and much more.
Want more surprising facts? Watch this quick slideshow in honor of National Library Week.
Here in Arlington, we’re celebrating all month long. Our annual Arlington Reads program is underway, and the Friend’s Spring Book Sale is just around the corner. Take time to join us at an event this month, or learn about other ways to support your library.
Happy National Library Week!