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Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits | Pew Internet Libraries

Explore the world of reading, with a focus on younger Americans.

I imagine many of the findings would be mirrored in Canada. The focus is on public libraries, but I wonder what habits and attitudes would be regarding school libraries?

"This report explores the world of e-books and libraries, where libraries fit into these book-consumption patterns of Americans, when people choose to borrow their books and when they choose to buy books—with a particular focus on the habits and patterns of younger Americans. It examines the potential frustrations e-book borrowers can encounter when checking out digital titles, such as long wait lists and compatibility issues. Finally, it looks at non-e-book-borrower interest in various library services, such as preloaded e-readers or instruction on downloading e-books."