Library Life

Removing a Public Library Service

A community problem needs a community solution

Amanda Mae
3 min readMay 11, 2023

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My library has circulated hotspots and laptops/Chromebooks since 2017. The devices are never on the shelf available for a walk-in patron to grab and check out — they have a mile-long waitlist. We have had to replace the laptops (and more recently switched to the less expensive…

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Amanda Mae

Amanda Mae is a librarian who has lived in too many states and enjoys anything involving books, history, and productivity.