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Photo by Mary Guck Branch Manager Renee Frethem stands next to the walk-up computer stations at the Wadena Public Library. Frethem said these computers are used continuously by people of all ages.

The changing library

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One doesn't hear a librarian say "shhh" very much anymore. Those days are in the past, and the library is changing in several ways. Reading habits are different, new electronics are being introduced, and the library is trying to stay cutting edge, keeping up with these new devices. How are the changes affecting the Wadena library?


Reading habits have shifted, including who is actually going to the library.

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