With Google looking to connect public service buildings with free fiber, it makes sense that the libraries might end up being the biggest ralliers in the Rally for Fiber in Kansas City. Crosby Kemper III, executive director of the Kansas City Public Library, said "we can't wait around for someone else to act. We have to be the ones to start acting...now."
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Public libraries have always been places of lifelong learning, whether through the volumes of books that line the walls or the free computers and Internet availability to patrons. Now, tapping into a gigabit network in Kansas City, libraries on both sides of the state line can pursue more collaborative community projects and distance-learning opportunities. ... continue reading »
The KCK Librarian Initiative is featured in a publication covering the library field. The initiative is noted for its efforts to make the Internet accessible to broad audiences. ... continue reading »
The director of libraries for Kansas City, Kansas, recently shared her hopes and dreams for Google Fiber in her community. ... continue reading »