International Journal of Computing, Programming and Database Management

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2020, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A

The expectations of the community from public libraries

Author(s): Mark Quaye Affum

Public libraries are a very place for the learning community. It serves as space where the public can achieve quietness to study, discuss and learn. The public therefore expects a lot from them.
Public libraries are basically designed to suit the needs of the public. It comes in different shapes and sizes with content or volumes for children, adults, students, business, and the handicapped such as the lame, blind, deaf etc.
Public libraries have space for different activities from the public. The have space for breakfast meetings, business meetings, storytelling for children, meeting rooms, etc. there are also book of various types such as fiction, engineering, information technology, business, reference books, self-help books, children’s books, books for the blind, etc.
Public libraries can be very huge with more than eight floors with different sections such as reprographic unit, serials department, book processing department, the digital resource center, the electronic library, the circulation, baggage room, the librarian and deputy librarians lounge, the reference library, business library, fiction section, science and technology library, journals, magazines library, the printing section, the publication unit, the classification and cataloguing section, the special libraries office etc.
It is very challenging yet rewarding for libraries to equip its facility with most materials that will attract the attention of both new and old users.

DOI: 10.33545/27076636.2020.v1.i2a.62

Pages: 47-50 | Views: 167 | Downloads: 45

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Mark Quaye Affum. The expectations of the community from public libraries. Int J Comput Programming Database Manage 2020;1(2):47-50. DOI: 10.33545/27076636.2020.v1.i2a.62
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