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To compete, libraries take page from retail

Mall branches, cafés lure users

By Catherine Elton
Globe Correspondent / March 23, 2006

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At the new mall outlet there's a window display of best-sellers. Inside is a café and a greeter who, with the help of a handheld computer, suggests titles you might like, based on your past selections. Barnes and Noble ? No, it could soon be your local public library. (Full article: 637 words)

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