Making New Technology Available to Everyone in Baltimore

Emily Sheketoff

On November 14, I joined Enoch Pratt Free Library Director, Dr. Carla Hayden, and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake to launch Baltimore’s efforts to bring e-books and e-readers to all the branches of the Enoch Pratt Free Library System. The e-book initiative created thanks to the generosity of the Weinberg Foundation.

Dr. Hayden was able to use a $350,000 gift from the Weinberg Foundation to purchase some e-readers and books for the people of Baltimore to try. At the announcement, Mayor Rawlings Blake was able to borrow a book on her iPhone during the announcement!

Emily Sheketoff
Executive Director, ALA Washington Office

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About Emily Sheketoff

Emily Sheketoff is the Executive Director of the American Library Association's Washington Office.

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