Teenagers these days don’t know how to use libraries

The Mirror is reporting that a message from a US teenager asking how to use a library has gone viral after it was tweeted by her brother…

 library tweet

A Twitter user called Bobby McKenna got thousands of retweets when uploaded a screengrab of a text message he’d received from his teenage sister.

“I’m in the school library,” she messaged him to say.

“Can I just take books of the shelf?

“This is so old school and I don’t know what I’m allowed to do…”

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Funny but also quite profound – what does it say about the role of libraries today and should we be doing more to make sure more people don’t face the same dilemma as Bobby’s sister?

 

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Comments

  1. westmountlearns

    dramaticscience Our teens know how to use the library – it’s just different now! #forge #makerspace #whyistheresmokeoutside?

  2. westmountlearns

    dramaticscience Our teens know how to use the library – it’s just different now! #forge #makerspace #whyistheresmokeoutside?

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