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On LJ’s 140th anniversary, we look ahead, surfacing forces that will transform our communities, and the strategies at work in libraries to create resilient organizations that keep the people they serve front and center.
John Chrastka, Executive Director, EveryLibrary

TRENDS TO WATCH

Forces large and small will transform our communities. LJ takes a look at what's in store for the future of ...

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AUTHOR INTERVIEWS

Read what some forward-thinking authors have to say about the future of libraries, literature, and publishing

TREND WATCH

playIn the future, forces large and small will transform our communities.

Download this PDF, which collects all trend pages from the "Designing the Future" issue.

READING LIST

playDownload this PDF, which collects the topic-specific reading lists from all ten trend sections of the "Designing the Future" issue, along with LJ's reviews.

MOVERS & SHAKERS

Each year since 2002, Library Journal has shone a spotlight on those individuals we believe are changing the face of libraries. Now over 750 strong, these leaders embrace and exemplify the future.

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Explore the archives with us, as we dig back through past articles about the future of libraries ...