Radio Report: “In Denmark, Long Opening Hours For Unstaffed Libraries”
Imagine a public library where you can check out a book at 7 in morning or go and work at 9:30 at night, every day of the week. That’s the way almost half of Denmark’s libraries operate now. They are called “open libraries.” Staff are present only some of the time — or in some cases, none of the time — and some are even open 24 hours.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.