Oregon: Oregon Live Online, August 28th 2010.
"But as I thought further, I wondered what if the majority of library users are people like me. As in, what if library patrons are primarily people who don't really need them -- people who can afford their own books and Internet access -- and can just as easily go to a local play park? And does that work for or against libraries' pleas for increased funding or ongoing existence as a book lender and community gathering place in a digital world? Libraries are expensive, after all, despite the perception that they are "free."