Public Library Use in 2017

A Second Update to ALA Library Fact Sheet 6

See the 2017 State of America’s Libraries: A Report from the American Library Association, released during National Library Week 2017 —especially National Issues and Trends.

In 2017, Pew’s Lee Rainie presented on How People Fit Libraries Into Their Lives dated March 30, 2017 at the Computers in Libraries 2017 conference and presented on The secret mission that people yearn to have libraries address dated April 3, 2017 at the Innovative Users Group conference.

Also see the June 21, 2017 Pew Fact Tank post by Abigail Geiger, Millennials are the most likely generation of Americans to use public libraries: