Pennsylvania school library purges 13,000 books in high-tech overhaul

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Students at Penn-Trafford High School made 96,000 trips to the library this school year. But as the school makes renovations, school leaders are getting rid of a lot of bookshelves, and the books they held.

"Our library is being used now more than it ever has been," said Principal Scott Inglese.

Inglese said a test-run of offering students more couches and armchairs and even a coffee bar that raises money for charity has been very successful. He says the school plans to incorporate those elements into the renovation of the library.

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