The Palo Alto Library will begin a service in January to lend Google Chromebooks, the basic notebook computer running Google’s Chrome OS software. The library purchased 21 computers which will be offered for a one-week checkout period. Besides the low price of the Chromebook, it uses no installed apps, but instead accesses many web-based services such as Gmail and Google Docs.
Read more in the Wired article Silicon Valley Library Lends Google Chromebooks.
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