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Fact or Fiction: More people going to libraries than movies?

Posted: 1:56 PM, Jan 29, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-29 16:56:35-05
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(KGTV) - Did a new poll really find that more Americans went to the library last year than to the movies?

Yes, and it wasn't even close.

According to a new Gallop survey, the average American adult visited a library 10.5 times last year. Going to a movie theater was a distant second at 5.3 times. It was followed by attending a live sporting event, attending a live music or theatrical event, and visiting a national or historic park.

Going to the library was the most common activity for both men and women, although women do it much more.