Palo Alto Library Lending Chromebooks

Google Chromebook (Acer)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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