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For a public library to expect to survive today, it must begin to take crucial cues from coffee shops. At least, that's the key recommendation offered by a much-anticipated report on British public libraries, which is set to be released Thursday.

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State lawmakers are discussing the implementation of new federal money to bolster wireless bandwidth in Kentucky schools.

Over $2 billion dollars will be distributed by the Federal Communications Commission nationwide to shore up broadband networks in schools and libraries. 

Afternoon Round-Up 7/25/12

Jul 25, 2012
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Today on NPR: Some pay phones offer free Wi-Fi as part of New York City's experiment to breathe new life into its abandoned public phones.