December 6, 2022

Ideas from the Labs at DC Public Library

They “break it better” at Dream Lab, Fab Lab, Studio Lab, and Memory Lab. Here’s what that means, and how it’s an approach that can transform other programs, too. to Offer At-Home Access for Library Users this month has soft launched lyndaLibrary, a subscription model for libraries that offers patrons unlimited offsite access to the company’s complete collection of online training resources.

Tech Training Vendor Introduces Need-Based Pricing for Libraries

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echnology education provider Treehouse announced Treehouse Education Library Aid, a new pricing plan that offers small or demonstrably cash-strapped libraries discounts of up to 50 percent on subscriptions to its collection of step-by-step online courses on website design, computer programming, app development for Android and iOS devices, entrepreneurship, and other topics., NYPL Explore New Library-wide Access Model

Patrons visiting the New York Public Library’s Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) now have free access to the entire catalog of more than 1,500 instructional online training videos offered by, thanks to a new partnership announced last week. For the first time, the service will be deployed in a public library setting across a range of IP addresses, allowing SIBL to offer access on more than 60 workstations throughout the building, without requiring any login information.