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New Podcast Episode – The Role of Libraries in Navigating an AI-Empowered Future

by on May 20, 2024

In this episode of FYI, the Public Libraries Podcast, we delve into the potentially transformative impact of AI on public libraries with our guest Juan Rubio, Digital Media and Learning Expert at the Seattle Public Library. Juan provides insights from his article, “The Role of Libraries in Navigating an AI-Empowered Future,” which was featured in the May/June 2024 issue of Public Libraries magazine. Our discussion explores how AI can revolutionize library services, tackles ethical considerations, and explores the importance of AI literacy among both library workers and patrons. Click below to listen to this thought-provoking conversation on the future of AI in libraries and its potential to enhance community engagement and services.


Rubio, Juan. “The Role of Libraries in Navigating an AI-Empowered Future.” Public Libraries, May/June 2024.

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