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Friday, September 30 • 10:55am - 11:55am
BiblioTech – Bringing the Library to the Public

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In September 2013, Bexar County, Texas, launched BiblioTech, the first entirely digital public library in the United States.  Capitalizing on technology, BiblioTech challenges the paradigm of the library and presents an inverted service model by breaking down library “walls” with accessibility to disengaged populations.   BiblioTech has captured the imagination of people all over the world and has sparked dialog about new and exciting ways library services can be delivered to the public.

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Laura Cole, Administrator, BiblioTech

Originally from Minnesota, Laura has worked in county government for the past 12 years; first in Washington County, Oregon, and, since 2008, for Bexar County, Texas. Laura earned a Master of Public Administration from the University of Texas San Antonio and Master of Library Science... Read More →

Friday September 30, 2016 10:55am - 11:55am CDT
Lake Superior Ballroom MN