Mar 18 2014
Palmer Library Gives Residents Virtual Access to the World
In partnership with C/W MARS, the Palmer Public Library in Massachusetts is changing the way communities interact with libraries.
- Margaret White, patron, Palmer Public Library
- Dorene Miller, director, Palmer Public Library
- Charlie Blanchard, town manager, Palmer, Mass.
- Anne Savoie, systems and networking supervisor, C/W MARS
- Brad A. Sperry, volunteer/ESL tutor, Top Floor Learning
- The Palmer Public Library is using technology to transform itself from a book repository to a community center.
- Library Director Dorene Miller turned to C/W MARS, a 167-member library consortium, for help with IT upgrades.
- C/W MARS helped Palmer achieve 802.11n compliance using Cisco access points, routers and switches.