Public library visits surpass 100m for first time: reportBy Sherry Hsiao / Staff reporterVisits to public libraries in the nation last year exceeded 100 million for the first time, an annual Ministry of Education report said. That was an increase of 22.83 million visits, or 24.82 percent, from 2018, the report said. On average, Taiwanese last year visited public libraries 4.86 times and borrowed 3.44 items. As of last year, 16.89 million public library cards had been issued, up from 15.95 million in 2018, it added. Continued growth across various indicators demonstrates public libraries’ commitment to promoting their services, as well as a passion for reading, the department said.
Source: Taipei Times March 06, 2020 15:56 UTC