The Amarillo Public Library has launched a new computer tablet checkout program at two out of it’s five locations, an example of how it is adapting to technology and people’s needs.
Two weeks ago the library started checking out Google Nexus 7 tablets for in-library use at the East Branch and North Branch libraries, said Amanda Barrera, director of library services. The two branches each have five tablets to lend to visitors.
“That’s one of the great services that libraries offer, is making sure everyone has access to computers, technology and internet,” Clopton Yates said. “For us, adding these tablets is a way of expanding that access.” Read the full article here