Libraries and the Economy

library use surges in tough economic times

Television Coverage


CNN: Hard economic times a boon for libraries

CNN: Clark explores library deals (Nashville, Tenn.): City’s unemployed turn to library for Internet help

CBS Evening News

CBS Evening News: In Recession, Libraries are Booming

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NBC Nightly News

"Libraries offer free relief from tough times" - NBC Nightly News, Dec. 10, 2008 

Other video

Good Times At The Library - CBS Evening News
In the face of rising gas and food prices, many financially strapped American families are turning to the library this summer for a fun and free alternative to heavy spending.  Bill Whitaker reports.

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