Friday, April 21, 2017

UPDATE: Library-a-Go-Go changes tense?

Retouched by Retiring Giuy

Related reading:
Library-a-Go-Go comes to El Cerrito del Norte BART station.  (Bay Area Rapid Transit, 6/15/2009)
Will fully automated library kiosks get rid of libraries?  (Public Libraries, 1/26/2012)
Book vending machines could expand literacy.  (Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, 4/15/2017.  Hat tip to Mark Arend.)
‘Robotic’ Libraries Return To BART Stations, Shopping Center.  (CBS SF Bay Area, 3/27/2015)
First installed 7 years ago, the $90,000 machines began having the normal problems that could be expected with one-of-a-kind vending kiosks. For the past year and then some, the three machines have been completely dark.

Original 3/23/2013 post, Pew Research: Innovative Library Services "In the Wild" (Contra Costa County Library "Library-a-Go-Go"), starts here.

Pew Research: Innovative Library Services "in the Wild".

Library-a-Go-Go was introduced in 2008.


Library Book-Vending Machines Losing Ground to eBooks.  (6/29/2012)

Photo credit:  Retiring Guy's Dad (circa 1960)

Related posts:
Book-a-librarian.  (3/23/2013)
Skokie Public Library digital media lab.  (3/23/2013)

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