As you could probably guess, this isn't jiving too well with some people.
“I think libraries do have a quasi-educational purpose,” said Harold Augenbaum, the executive director of the National Book Association. “Books and video games are different narrative systems. Book learning has been around two or three thousand years, but with video games there’s still a ways to go to use them effectively for educational purposes.”
What do you guys think about this? I'll post my own thoughts later, but I'm too lazy to write a novel about them now.