Posted by: bluesyemre | June 10, 2013

Every Library and Museum in America (Mapped)

  • If you have ever felt overwhelmed by the ubiquity of McDonald’s, this stat may make your day: There are more public libraries (about 17,000) in America than outposts of the burger mega-chain (about 14,000). The same is true of Starbucks (about 11,000 coffee shops nationally). “There’s always that joke that there’s a Starbucks on every corner,” says Justin Grimes, a statistician with the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington. “But when you really think about it, there’s a public library wherever you go, whether it’s in New York City or some place in rural Montana. Very few communities are not touched by a public library.”


  1. ABD’de yaşadığım için biliyorum, o kütüphaneler sadece sayısal bakımdan değil hizmet kalitesi ve kapsamları bakımından da etkileyici.


    • Katılıyorum, ben de işim gereği yüzlerce kütüphane görme şansı buldum, birçoğu kütüphane gibi kütüphaneydi…


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