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Academy’s library goes from depository to learning commons

BOCA RATON  |  School libraries have changed. They used to be a vital part of campus – a depository for knowledge with reference materials and books of all types.

Now, with the advent of the internet and prevalence of mobile computing – where all information is literally as your fingertips – libraries are not serving their original purpose. Many schools are rethinking their use of space and asking the question: Do we need a traditional library anymore?

St. John Paul II Academy, 4001 N. Military Trail, has come up with its answer: a learning commons area that gives students and faculty a flexible meeting space with technical upgrades like video projectors and charging stations.

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