The Bookless Library

Posted by: on October 24, 2013   |Comments (0)|Spotlights

Bexar Library

Just recently, the nations first completely digital, e-reader only library opened its doors. While the physical library is ostensibly unnecessary, (the entire collection can be viewed from a home computer or other capable device) the space remains important to the community as many in the Bexar area do not have access to computers and/or broadband internet.

“Our digital library is stored in the cloud, so you don’t have to come in to get a book. But we’re a traditional library in that the building itself is an important community space.” –  Laura Cole, BiblioTech’s special projects coordinator

The idea originated with Nelson Wolff, a Bexar County Judge, who had felt that libraries were lagging behind current technologies. Read more about Wolff and Bexar County Digital Library.

Check out the Bexar County Digital Library

 

Update:

NBC has done a story about the library, here is the video!

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Posted by: on October 24, 2013   |Comments (0)|Spotlights