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Post time 2017-11-1 11:33:38 |Display all floors
Given the great deal of information via Internet, do you think libraries are still necessary? Are they facing a threat of extinction? People visit Tianjin Binhai library in Tianjin, north China, Oct. 30, 2017. The Library, located in the cultural center of Tianjin Binhai New Area, covers an area of 33,700 square meters and is designed to have 1.2 million books. (Xinhua/Bai Yu)

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People read books at Tianjin Binhai library in Tianjin, north China, Oct. 30, 2017. The Library, located in the cultural center of Tianjin Binhai New Area, covers an area of 33,700 square meters and is designed to have 1.2 million books. (Xinhua/Bai Yu)

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Post time 2017-11-1 11:34:18 |Display all floors
People read books at Tianjin Binhai library in Tianjin, north China, Oct. 30, 2017. The Library, located in the cultural center of Tianjin Binhai New Area, covers an area of 33,700 square meters and is designed to have 1.2 million books. (Xinhua/Bai Yu)

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Post time 2017-11-1 11:34:36 |Display all floors
People read books at Tianjin Binhai library in Tianjin, north China, Oct. 30, 2017. The Library, located in the cultural center of Tianjin Binhai New Area, covers an area of 33,700 square meters and is designed to have 1.2 million books. (Xinhua/Bai Yu)

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Post time 2017-11-1 11:34:54 |Display all floors
People read books at Tianjin Binhai library in Tianjin, north China, Oct. 30, 2017. The Library, located in the cultural center of Tianjin Binhai New Area, covers an area of 33,700 square meters and is designed to have 1.2 million books. (Xinhua/Bai Yu)

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Post time 2017-11-7 12:00:06 |Display all floors
Libraries will not go extinct. The Internet only provides information up to a point. Way too many archived information and historical documents only exist in hard copies and are stored in libraries. Even if we get them all digitized we still need places to store them.

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Post time 2017-11-7 13:18:41 |Display all floors
How to get the books of high place?

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