Saturday, May 14, 2011
Ebooks, Netflix, and Library Building Projects (Part 29, Washington Memorial Library)
Technology upgrades, renovation unveiled at Washington Memorial. (Macon.com, 5/13/2011)
Excerpt: Bibb County’s government put about $470,000 into the project while the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation put $500,000 into it. Guests can sit at new tables with their own power outlets, using their own computer or a laptop they check out from librarians. Another room has 40 desktop computers, where computer classes for community members will begin next month.
“Of all the needs you have in a community, you need information,” library director Thomas Jones said.