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ALA Rolls Out Survey Results on Gen Z and Millennial Library Usage
ALA published a new report, “Gen Z and Millennials: How They Use Public Libraries and Identify Through Media Use.”
Findings include the following:
- Gen Z and Millennials are using public libraries, both in person and digitally, at higher rates compared to older generations.
- 54 percent of Gen Z and Millennials visited a physical library within the previous 12 months.
- [S]urvey respondents read and bought on average twice as many print books per month as any other category.
- More than half of the 43 percent of Gen Z and Millennials who don’t self-identify as readers have been to their local library in the past 12 months.
For more information, read the press release.
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