Local Libraries Boldly Move into Digital Age
Cummings, Leslie, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Couples selecting videos, parents browsing through DVDs and children checking out CD-ROMS.
No, it is not the local video store.
It is the local library.
Libraries in DuPage County are no longer just for checking out books.
They are technologically advanced community centers where seniors learn how to surf the Web and kids play educational computer games.
But things weren't always that way. Officials at the Bloomingdale Public Library, now celebrating its 25th anniversary, remember when patrons had just two choices:
They could check out books or record albums.
The library has come a long way since then. It now boasts a video collection as varied as any local video store.
"We have …
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Publication information: Article title: Local Libraries Boldly Move into Digital Age. Contributors: Cummings, Leslie - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: June 24, 2000. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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