Public Library Use Goes Up, As Economic Crisis Intensifies

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CHICAGO – FEBRUARY 03: A library patron does research at the Harold Washington Library on February 3, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. Libraries around the country have reported a surge in usage by patrons, a move attributed to the downturn in the economy. Chicago public libraries have seen a 26 percent increase in visitors in the past year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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