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Ajax library split between traditional, new delivery methods

Model changes, mission remains the same

Ajax News Advertiser
By Keith Gilligan 

When Heather Cameron, a self-professed avid reader, set sail on a five-month cruise around the world last January, she took her library with her.

The 65-year-old technologically savvy Ajax resident relied on her tablet and a WiFi connection (wherever she could find it) to tap into a variety of services available through Durham’s public libraries.

“I used it for downloading historical books, travel guides, music, I watched the news, all kinds of things -- but I did it through the library,” said Ms. Cameron, who’s the proud owner of several library cards, including one from Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa and Thunder Bay, as well as Aberdeen, Scotland, and Sydney, Australia.

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