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Beyond Connectivity: How California Libraries Can Leverage Bandwidth to Advance Community Goals

June 11, 2019  • John Horrigan

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Written by John Horrigan, this report unveils a set of opportunities and recommendations for strengthening local innovation and resetting community expectations, using public libraries and their gigabit-plus broadband capacity as a fulcrum. With a focus on California Public libraries, the report suggests how library broadband can be used to address statewide goals for universal pre-kindergarten, youth learning and engagement, and civic participation especially with regards to the 2020 Census and elections.

Visit the interactive Beyond Connectivity Report Website to learn more.