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Friday, May 17 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Library on the Go: Using Mobile Hotspots and Bikes to Connect the Community

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Library bike plus internet equals adventure!  The Grand County Public Library recently implemented an exciting project to expand local access to the internet and library services.  The project uses wifi hotspots, Chromebooks, and a wifi enabled book bike to connect with the community.  This presentation will discuss how we identified community partners, began circulating the mobile devices, used bikes to connect with a wide audience, and fit the project into a busy public library schedule. 

Speakers
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Meghan Flynn

Grand County Public Library



Friday May 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:20pm MDT
Eagle Room 300 B
  (6) Public Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session
  • Topic Tags Innovation, Outreach Services, Technology, Equity of Access
  • Objective 1 The audience will learn how to approach incorporating wifi hotspots into library services.
  • Objective 2 The audience will learn how a mobile wifi bike library can connect the community and bridge access gaps.
  • Objective 3 The audience will learn how to identify partnership opportunities for library-on-the-go initiatives.