Libraries of the Future

A large number of people who walk into libraries don’t borrow a thing; they come in to use the space and read the newspapers or sit there. So what would a library of the future look like to cater for all of the people in the community? Julie Rae, Chief Executive of the Central Highlands Regional Library, thinks that parts of it would look like your lounge room, parts of it would look like the Qantas club… and that would include a bar as well, parts of it would look like a library with shelves of books and parts of it would look like a café… there might be virtual reality rooms

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