Do you like to knit or sew? The library has books on different methods and stitches. Articles on better ways to hem or count stitches can be found as well. Check out some of these book and you will be a better knitter or seamstress.
I think you get my point. Yes, these books can be found in books stores and on-line, but at the library there are wonderful people who will help you find the right book and even suggest books or related topics to help you advance your knowledge. History can boring if your reading a text book. The same event will fly off the page and into your understanding when read from a first person perspective of a biography or even historical fiction.
Business people are always doing research. Do it at the library! There are big tables and lots of space. Many libraries now have free WiFi so your searches can extend to the web. There have been times my small library does not have the specific book I am looking for. The librians are wonderful. They will request my book from another library and suggest another book or two on the same topic to hold me over until my book arrives in just a matter of days.
There are also people at the library. I don't know how many times I have struck up a conversation with another mom between the shelves of books, each of us reccommending books to the other. The library is a great networking place. Visit often enough and you never know who you will run into today who can help you (or you can help them) later.
Crafters, dieters, runners, parents, executives all need to grow an expand their knowledge. New technology comes out everyday it seems. Books explaining that technology can be found on the shelves of the library. People who understand that technology have probably read the book. You could run into them and find those books at the library.
Visit yours today!
"You are the same person you were five years ago except for the people you meet and the books you read!" ~Charlie Tremendous Jones