October 14, 2019

Partnerships: Second Branch of BiblioTech “All Digital” Public Library Will Open in a San Antonio Public Housing Project

A new partnership between BiblioTech (the all-digital public library in Bexar County, Texas that opened 15 months ago) and the San Antonio Housing Authority will establish a new BiblioTech branch (BiblioTech West) in the Gardens at San Juan Square public housing project.

From MySanAntonio.com/Express-News:

The facility will be the second walk-in branch for Bexar BiblioTech. The county-operated system was launched 15 months ago with a main branch on the South Side, becoming the nation’s first public library system created without physical books.

The system now operates kiosks at several locations. BiblioTech West will be the only facility with the same array of services as the main branch on Pleasanton Road.

No construction/opening dates were available.

See Also: Announcement (via San Antonio Housing Authority)

See Also: Libraries without physical books find a niche in San Antonio (via WaPo)

See Also: BiblioTech: The First All-Digital Public Library in U.S. Opens One Week From Today in Bexar County, Texas (September 7, 2013)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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