Your public library makes a remarkable number of resources available on-line. You can access most of the library databases and services from any place with an internet connection — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I know that some people will say that this is a harbinger of the end for public libraries. Why will […]
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by Peter Fuller, Interim Director Someone said to me last week, “we no longer need public libraries because we have the Internet”. Unfortunately, I hear that often. If it were true, I would expect that library use would be declining. The exact opposite is true. Use of the Seekonk Public Library is at an all-time […]
by Peter Fuller, Interim Director I wrote in a previous post about the important role the internet plays in providing library service. Providing internet service is not without its challenges, however. A public library system in Washington State is being sued because it restricts access to the internet by using filters. Providing internet access is […]