libsthriving "A library is a delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life." ~ Norman Cousins
libsthriving "A good library is a place, a palace where the lofty spirits of all nations and generations meet." - Samuel Niger
libsthriving "The more I visit libraries the more I find myself opening up to them" ~Ander Monson in Letter to a Future Lover.
libsthriving “A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.” ~ G.K. Chesterton
libsthriving Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. ~Peter Drucker

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'Libraries Thriving and Multi-Grain Sponsored Debate: Are Libraries Thriving?' Recording


On Friday, November 4, 2011 at 12:30PM EST/9:30AM PST/4:30PM UTC, Libraries Thriving and Against the Grain's Multi-Grain sponsored an oxford-style debate at the Charleston Conference that included audience participation and voting. Credo Reference’s Libraries Thriving and Against the Grain’s Multi-Grain posed the question : Are libraries thriving?

Listen to the recording of the debate included below to hear both sides of the debate and make a decision about which side you are on!

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