• Engineering
  • Published 2016

The impact of libraries as creative spaces

  title={The impact of libraries as creative spaces},
  author={Ben Light and Kirralie Houghton and Jean Burgess and Helen Klaebe and Roger Osborne and Stuart Cunningham and Gregory N. Hearn},
Ready access to information through digital media has challenged the perceived societal roles of public libraries. Since the mid 1990s, libraries have reoriented themselves towards public participation beyond lending and reading. Libraries now offer an increasing range of community-focused creative activities. Library spaces are transforming. In addition to housing archival and loan materials, desks and reading spaces, libraries are becoming even more exible and activity-oriented. Given… CONTINUE READING

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