Meanwhile, 43% of the younger group reads daily or almost daily, compared to 40% of the older group. The under-30s also visit the library at about the same rate as the 30-plus set.
But millennials are less likely than older folks to say public libraries are key parts of their communities, the Atlantic reports. And when it comes to reading the news, the older group does it more often—64% read it in print or online daily or almost daily, compared to 55% of the younger group.
Interestingly, however, millennials are more likely than older Americans to agree that there is "a lot of useful, important information that is not available on the Internet." (Meanwhile, only one in four millennials plans to vote this fall, and their political views are influenced by a surprising character.)More From Newser
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