New high-tech San Antonio library offers look at a future without traditional book collections

  • Article by: PAUL J. WEBER , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 3, 2014 - 6:23 PM

SAN ANTONIO — Texas has seen the future of the public library, and it looks a lot like an Apple Store: Rows of glossy iMacs beckon. iPads mounted on a tangerine-colored bar invite readers. And hundreds of other tablets stand ready for checkout to anyone with a borrowing card.

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