Listen to this lively debate on CBC Radio [The Read on Libraries, May 30, 2012 Radio > Q "What will the evolution of libraries be? The great debate on whether books will become obsolete.] about the re-imagining of the 'LIBRARY' centered on but not limited to the new changes to the NYP Library on 5th.
Do we need more social space?
What is the original purpose of a library?
What will come from making the library open to people who would not normally come into a library?
Does opening the library up to the social network increase membership?
What is 'Cultural Architecture'?