Ab. Velasco: Innovating the Public Library
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Public libraries on a business podcast? You bet. If you want to know how to reinvent an institution at risk of becoming obsolete, you couldn’t find much better inspiration. Many predicted Google would kill the public library, but today they’re bustling. People aren’t just there for the books. They come for the the 3D printers, the video editing courses, and the cooking classes. That’s thanks in part to people like Ab. Velasco, Manager of Innovation for Toronto Public Library. Here’s what he’s got to say about how any institution, big or small, can push the boundaries.