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Coffee shops in libraries

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Many libraries now have cafes and coffee shops.

The library coffee shop movement was started to increase use (and possible revenue) and promote the library as a social space, as with the information commons.

The Controversy[edit]

Libraries with Coffee Shops[edit]

Greensboro Public Library - Greensboro, NC [1]

External Links[edit]

  • The Chronicle Colloquy Discussion on library coffee shops
  • Cafes & Libraries Bibliography from Library Support
  • Good to the Last Drop: Dimensions and Cultural Implications of Coffee Service in Libraries Archive of a student paper no longer found online
  • DIG_REF bibliography

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