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Gwinnett libraries to offer self-service access

“A Norcross-based company is giving the Gwinnett County Public Library a chance to be the first library system in North America to have self-service access outside of normal hours.Library officials announced this week that a pilot program will be available at the Lawrenceville branch beginning June 20. It’s called “Open+” and registered customers will have access to the branch from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday.Open+ is a system developed by technology supplier Bibliotheca that automatically controls and monitors building access, self-service kiosks, public access computers, lighting, alarms, public announcements and patron safety. Security cameras will monitor the use of the facility.” (via gwinnettdailypost.com)

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New ‘media box’ keeps Cuyahoga County library busy, offers free videos 24/7

NewsNet5 – “A new “media box” has been installed inside the lobby of the Strongsville library. It is similar to the Red Box video dispensers located throughout Northeast Ohio. People can access the movies at any time of the day. The big difference is the DVDs are free if you are a member of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. Each media box holds 720 DVDs and feature a mix of adult and family friendly titles. There are both old and newer movies available.”

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