According to a recent article in the Washington Post, libraries have been busy at work “rebranding themselves for the iPod generation,” and it seems to be paying off. In fact, data from the Institute of Museum and Library Services shows that library visits and circulation were up nearly 20 percent nationally from 1999 to 2008. Exciting news! We decided that we’d use it as an excuse to post a roundup sure to appeal to iPod-toting bookworms; after the jump, find some of our favorite music videos set in libraries and bookstores.
Belle & Sebastian, “Wrapped Up in Books” – It only makes sense that one of the most literary bands out there would play their tunes in bookstore.