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Libraries to offer Wi-Fi to go in Chicago and New York
Libraries to offer Wi-Fi to go in Chicago and New York

Public libraries around the country have long been places where you can go to use the Internet. Indeed, on any given day at any given library, you might find more people using social media, filling out job applications and perusing Web pages on computer terminals than you’ll find browsing the stacks.  Now two of the country’s largest public library systems are taking that practice a step further. Both the New York and Chicago public libraries will soon begin offering Wi-Fi hot spots for checkout. Patrons will, in effect, be able to take the libraries’ Internet access home with them. The programs are being funded by the Knight Foundation. At the New York Public Library, where in-library...

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