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June 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read about Amazon's deal to make e-books and audiobooks available to U.S. libraries, the new cybercrime just for libraries, and more, in our June newsbites!

June 09, 2021


A Fond Farewell

Jim Lynch of TechSoup for Libraries is retiring. Read his insights and musings about dramatic changes in recent years and other major figures in library tech.

June 07, 2021


May 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read May's newsbytes on how to reach out to young patrons on TikTok, how libraries have done during the pandemic, how to encrypt your hard drive, and more!

May 13, 2021


April 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Discover April’s newsbytes on funding for libraries in the ARPA, free Microsoft digital skills courses available through the end of 2021, and many more!

April 08, 2021


The Best Coding and Tech Job Skills Scholarships for 2021

Coding bootcamps allow people to start a career in coding, software, web development. If your patrons are interested in a coding scholarship, read more here!

April 01, 2021


March 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Discover what's new in library tech! Read about the cop-free library movement, the best 3D printers for 2021, the Build America's Libraries Act and many more.

March 11, 2021


February 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read the newsbytes about the IRS Free File Program, the Smart Bird Feeder, apps for patrons with hearing loss, and more. Find out what's new in library tech!

February 11, 2021


January 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read January’s library tech newsbytes about the Build America's Libraries Act, what your patrons are actually doing with e-books and audiobooks, and more.

January 11, 2021


Public Libraries Promote Digital Careers and Help Job Seekers

Ensuring that training is relevant to the most in-demand jobs has never been more critical. Libraries continue to step up to fill the gap. Read more about it!

January 08, 2021


December 2020 Library Tech Newsbytes

Read news about the big publishing merger, the year's best books, a library automation survey, video streaming clubs, books via drone, and lots more!

December 10, 2020


PLA's DigitalLead Helps Libraries Address the Digital Divide

The Public Library Association, Microsoft, TechSoup, and Mobile Beacon have joined in an initiative to increase access to technology in rural communities.

December 08, 2020


November 2020 Library Tech Newsbytes

What's new today? Visit the Library Tech Newsbytes for a variety of fun and useful news items for you to read right now. Here's our lineup this month.

November 09, 2020