Friday, December 11, 2009

Atwater Library Updates Its Original Vocation From 1828 For The Digital World

Photo: The Atwater Library began life as the Mechanics' Institute on St. James St., providing education and industrial training. Photograph by: MARIE-FRANCE COALLIER, GAZETTE FILE, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Going to a public library to learn digital media is kind of like getting your driver's licence at a stable.

As evidenced by my Gazette colleagues and I cowering in the fetal position under our desks and doubling up on 6/49 purchases, there is a fair degree of underarm wetness as we contemplate the role of the printed word in the digital world.

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My Comment: It is a beautiful library.

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