“A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.” — Norman Cousins

Libraries have undergone big changes in the past few years, as has the entire field of library science. But what does the future hold for libraries? In the age of the Internet, are libraries still needed? Do patrons still use them? And what impact are eBooks having on libraries?

Our friends at Open-Site.org have compiled some facts and interesting statistics about libraries (in the United States) and published them in this nifty infographic.