Library laptops help bridge the digital divide
Last updated 9/23/2022 at 8:41am
County of San Diego Communications Office
San Diego County's 33 branch libraries have added something new to the books, movies, and music they lend to the public – 7,000 sets of Chromebook computers and hotspots to support people in need of digital access.
This TechConnect program, funded by a $4.3 million federal grant from the Emergency Connectivity Fund, will help people access the internet.
"This is a great example of how the library creatively responds to serve our community,'' said County Library Director Migell Acosta. "These resources provide important online access...