Tuesday, September 8, 2009
What do you think?
The library at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Mass. is getting a complete makeover. Administrators at the school have decided to give away all of the library's traditional books in favor of three large-screen tvs, laptop-friendly carrels, and 18 electronic readers. Oh, and a coffee shop with a $12,000 cappuccino machine. Is this the library of the future or is there a place for books made out of paper that you can browse on a shelf? Read the entire article here.