Library use rises sharply

InsideDenver Has a very encouraging

Story Here on how library use is way UP.

From 1991 to 1998 -- a period when big chain bookstores and the Internet blossomed into potential threats to America\'s libraries -- state circulation of libray books and other items grew dramatically.\"People still come in with reference questions
and for recreational reading,\" said Rochelle
Logan, associate director of the state Library
Research Service. \"And when kids come home
and say they\'re doing a report on the Greek
gods, you\'ve got to run to the library.

\"You can\'t replace that. The library is still a part
of the community.\"