Libraries make information available for everyone. But in a world of Google and Kindle, the work of libraries has changed. What is the new role of libraries, and how should they be redesigned to do these jobs? This week on Hometown, Alaska Charles Wohlforth hosts national library consultant Bill Wilson, who is visiting to help the Anchorage Public Libraries navigate this new world, and Carlton Sears, director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio, who has started innovative new programs in his community. Join in the conversation on the future of libraries this afternoon at 2:00 pm on Hometown, Alaska.
- Anchorage 21st Century Libraries Project
- Anchorage 21st Century Libraries Web Survey
- Anchorage Public Library
- Vancouver Public Library (BC)
- Columbus Metropolitan Library
- Anchorage Public Library Community Plan: TOWN HALL MEETINGS 11/10
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HOST: Charles Wohlforth, independent journalist and author
- Bill Wilson, library consultant wtih Himmel and Wilson of Milton, Wisconsin
- Carlton Sears, director, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio
LIVE: Wed, October 7, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT: Wed, October 7, 2009 at 10:00 p.m.
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