"The highest percentage of readers by age was 88 percent, among the 18-24 age group, followed by 86 percent in the 16-17 range. Readers in the 30-39 group trailed at 84 percent..."
"Many of these young readers do not know they can borrow an e-book from a library, and a majority of them express the wish they could do so on pre-loaded e-readers," the Pew report said.
"Some 30% of these e-content readers (including 40% of those under age 30) say that they now spend more time reading than they used to due to the availability of e-content. Some 28% of e-content readers over age 30 say they are reading more now."
All good news!!!
Here's a link to the Yahoo article about the newly-released Pew survey: Biggest Readers
Here's a link to the Pew Research Center's Report: Younger Americans' Reading and Library Habits