Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Ebooks, Netflix, and Library Building Projects (Part 35, Denver Public Library)

Denver Central Library unveils renovations. (Denver Post, 5/17/2011)

Excerpt:   [Mayor Guillermo] Vidal and [Councilwoman Jeanne] Robb made remarks about the renovations, which were funded by the Better Denver Bond Program.

They included interior building repairs, upgrades to the alarm and public address systems, several automated library self-checkout stations and the introduction of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to library materials, the library said in a news release.

The third-floor reference area was redesigned, and there is a new fourth-floor technology center.

Also, funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act paid for the addition of public access computers and increased job search assistance

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