May 24, 2022

Listen Online (Radio Program): The Modern Role Of Libraries are Discussed on KCUR’s “Up to Date”

From KCUR (Kansas City):

How Does a Millennium-Old Institution Stay Relevant?

In a conversation broadcast live from Johnson County Library’s newest branch, we ask local leaders in the industry what separates public libraries from online bookmongers like Amazon and digital forums like Facebook or Twitter. Despite the ease with which people can download and order books, video and audio online, library systems on both sides of the state line expect sustained expansion.

Listen to the Program (Begins at 23:27)

See Also: Johnson County Opens First New Library In Two Decades (via KCUR)
August 6, 2018.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.