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From the desk of the Bookseller: Younger readers in the US are more likely to have read a printed book in the last year than older ones, a new survey by the Pew Research Centre has found.

Younger Americans’ reading habits and library use are still anchored by the printed page. Some of this stems from the demands of school or work, yet some likely lies in their current personal preferences. And this group’s priorities and expectations for libraries likewise reflect a mix of traditional and technological services.