October 9, 2015

Pew Report Finds Millennials Are Readers, Library Users


Younger Americans and Public Libraries examines the ways Millennials—those born between 1985 and 1998—engage with libraries, and how they see libraries’ roles in their lives and communities

Pew: Younger Americans Reading More

Books Read By Age bar graph

According to Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits, from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 83 percent of Americans aged 16-29 read a book in the past year, compared to 78 percent of all Americans over 16.