Early in 2018 Catherine Ross, Lynne McKechnie, and Paulette Rothbauer published “Reading Still Matters: What the Research Reveals about Reading, Libraries, and Community.” Twelve years after their first book on the topic, “Reading Matters,” the authors discuss reading, readers, the role of libraries, changing technologies and, emphatically, why reading still matters.
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You can hear more from these guests at the Reading Still Matters Panel Discussion, part of the 5th Annual FIMS #PublicInterest Lecture Series.
Episode producer: Michael Ridley
Featured image photo (left to right): Paulette Rothbauer, Lynne McKechnie, Catherine Ross