San Antonio will launch first digital-only library in the U.S.

A rendering of BiblioTech, a public library offering only electronic books that is scheduled to open in San Antonio.

The first fully digital public library in the U.S. will open in San Antonio, Texas this year.  This library will not contain a single book. The facility in Bexar county is part of a planned state-wide bookless system called BiblioTech, is modeled on an Apple store rather than a traditional library, but it will retain all the important features: more than 100 e-readers available to borrow, with more than 10,000 ebooks – and visitors can bring their own devices, too.

 

 

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