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Some interesting and kind of disturbing statistics have come out of the new Public Library Survey...
The Wimberley Film Festival, sponsored by our library, was a huge success.
We had eight videos, six of...
Yesterday morning a senior citizen came into the library clutching a brand new Kindle close to her chest.
"I just bought this, and I have an e-book I want to buy," she said.
After asking a few questions, I found out that:
She does not have a home computer.
She does not know how to use a computer.
She does not, then, have an e-mail account.
And she has not registered her Kindle and has no account with Amazon.
So, together, we got her an e-mail at Google. We registered her Kindle with Amazon. We set up her Amazon account, and we downloaded the e-book she wanted to buy, then pulled it up on her Kindle screen so she could get started.
The process took a little less than an hour.
I worry, though, that she didn't really understand the whole Amazon experience. I bet I see her again before the end of the week.
But, that's OK. She was happy. And that's the whole point.
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