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What are some of the reasons to have a library?

Why do you think libraries are closing?

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. Why are libraries important for communities?
  2. Should schools have libraries, and why?
  3. Do you believe libraries are still relevant in the digital age, and why?
  4. What would you add or change in your local library to encourage you to visit it more regularly?

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Library: a collection of resources that provide information and entertainment including books, newspapers, magazines, films, music, and computer software.

Digital age: the present time, in which many things are done by computer and large amounts of information are available because of computer technology.

Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!

libraries let there members acess, the internet for free and most have cafes now to

Stretch Yourself...

Write a poem from the perspective of a librarian.

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Design a futuristic display for a 22nd century library. What might books now be like?

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