Maeve Duggan is a research associate at the Pew Research Center's Internet Project.
How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities
54% of Americans have used a public library in the past year, and 72% live in a “library household.” Most say libraries are very important to their communities.
Mobile Connections to Libraries
13% of those ages 16 and older have accessed library websites via mobile devices.
E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines
23% of Americans ages 16 and older read an e-book in the past year, up from 16% the year before. The share who read a print book declined to 67%, from 72%.