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Most popular library books for San Ramon Valley readers in 2020

Original post made on Jan 22, 2021

The Contra Costa County Library System reached a record-breaking 1 million digital book checkouts in 2020, a feat achieved as residents searched for alternative methods of education and entertainment during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Posted by Anne Milano Appel
a resident of Alamo
on Jan 22, 2021 at 11:32 am

Anne Milano Appel is a registered user.

The ebooks the Library provides are a wonderful service. So is front-door pickup for physical books and other material. Numerous titles are available from our Contra Costa County system but no one library system can own every title or meet all of our needs. That’s why LINK+ was such a great service, allowing us to obtain materials from other library systems.
LINK+ has not been available to us since the Library experienced a cyber-attack in January 2020. I wonder if the Library has any plans to restore the service, or whether this is now dependent on the pandemic. A question for the Library: Is there any hope that LINK+ will be up and running again soon?
Anne Milano Appel
Former Marin County Librarian; Translator
(ebook of my latest translation: Heaven and Earth by Paolo Giordano)


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