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As a librarian I would love to make all the books, magazines, newspapers, movies, music & reference resources available to everybody. Unfortunately, I have a budget that limits me from being quite that generous.
Publishing giant Macmillan recently announced a new digital media pricing plan for libraries that will seriously disrupt HCPL’s ability to fulfill that mission, and will limit your access to the information and entertainment resources you want and need.
Early In 2016, Harris County Public Library set about to prove that once readers saw just how easy downloading ebooks and audiobooks can be, even some of the most diehard print book partisans see that ebooks have a place in one's reading arsenal.