Ellis: Libraries are respected brands that can help create strong, resilient communities | Knight Soul of the Community | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

"Gia Arbogast, branch administrator for the Miami-Dade Public Library System describes in a video how YOUMedia Miami will engage teens in building digital literacy skills


Libraries have a fundamental role in how attached people are to where they live, Knight’s Paula Ellis, vp/strategic initiatives, told a gathering of library and civic leaders last week.


That’s particularly important because how residents feel about their community may lead to greater economic vitality, the Knight-funded Soul of the Community study found."