It is probably safe to assume that as an avid reader, we are guessing that you are a supporter of public libraries, and you believe books are something very special for the future of our global society.

Even so, it's a mistake to think all readers are also book-lovers that feel the same way and are created equal. Some of us came to reading later in life, and others were gulping down books as soon as we could piece together sentences.

Some of us make a bee-line for biography, or history while others are likely found picking through poetry, cookbooks, or classics. Even if we have the same favorite book, we might like it for entirely different reasons.

So here are some questions we have for you... What are the main reasons libraries matter to you?