Pop Goes the Library

Using Pop Culture to Make Libraries Better.

by Sophie Brookover, Liz Burns, Melissa Rabey, Susan Quinn, John Klima, Carlie Webber, Karen Corday, and Eli Neiburger. We're librarians. We're pop culture mavens. We're Pop Culture Librarians.


Cherry Hill Public Library's iTunes

While at the Cherry Hill (NJ) Public Library for Michael's workshop today, I was walking around and noticed these computer workstations loaded with iTunes. The sign next to them explains it all. They've ripped their entire music collection into iTunes and made it available for patrons to listen to (on headphones, natch) before they check out materials. Awesome! Talk about meeting a need. Nicely done, Cherry Hill!


  • At 1:35 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Do they download the music onto their ipods or do they just stand at the station and listen to the music?

    I can't seem to post with my ID but I do have one.

  • At 11:37 AM, Blogger Sophie Brookover said…

    They have four computer stations set up, but you don't have to stand -- they have chairs at the stations. No music on iPods to my knowledge.


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