October 20, 2014

Kansas City PL to Launch Software Lending Library Pilot

Kansas City Public Library

The Kansas City Public Library, MO (KCPL) developed its new Software Lending Library, a remote desktop system that will enable patrons to “check out” and use software applications such as Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Excel on their home computers or laptops.

Successful Gigabit Campaign Brings Blazing Internet Service to Kansas City Libraries

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Google’s entry into the Internet provider business in Kansas City, KS, and Kansas City, MO, is moving ahead, thanks to a last-minute rally by community groups earlier this month that will enable about 89 percent of both cities to access the service – including many public libraries and schools.

Chattanooga Only Weeks Away From One Gigabit Per Second; Kansas City Close Behind

Libraries in Tennessee, Kansas, Missouri, are close to entering a dizzying space where they will have so much digital horsepower that they will be able to download and upload files on the Internet at speeds up to one gigabit per second.