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Globally, we are seeing a rise in a both the knowledge economy and the service sector, placing libraries squarely at the center of forces that will reshape neighborhoods and nations. Powell and Snellman, from Stanford University say that in a knowledge economy, “production and services are based on knowledge-intensive activities” that accelerate the pace of technical and scientiﬁc advancement, as well as rapid obsolescence. Librarians enter this age of acceleration with great assets: unparalleled community trust, deep expertise in information services, a strong base of technology and tech skills, and a local and national footprint that is the envy of any retailer. Building on these existing strengths, I think librarians can harness new superpowers that will help transform neighborhoods, communities and global systems. Let’s talk about why librarian superpowers could save the world.