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Yet Another Story that says according to statistics compiled by the American Library Association, nearly 60 percent of professional librarians will reach the age of 65 between 2005 and 2019. Furthermore, 40 percent of library directors say they\'ll retire in the next decade.
\"Many area library administrators feel the new generation of librarians will shed the old Marian-esque stereotype.
They will be young. They will be outgoing. They will be - dare we say - hip.\"