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January 28, 2013

Pole Dancing In Libraries?!

Pole dancer in club.Pole-dancing classes at the library? That’s apparently what one public library in Scotland is offering as a way of getting more readers through its doors, according to a report in The Guardian.

The event will take place on “Love Your Library Day,” and is described as “pole fitness.” Local musicians will also be performing that day.

Libraries around the world are trying to find new ways to make money and keep readers interested in their services. In Barcelona, the local government recently encouraged libraries to open bookstores inside their premises, while San Antonio, TX this week announced a bookless public library, with a design based on that of the Apple store.

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