UPDATED October 22 2017 Gwinnett Libraries Offering Extended ‘Open+’ Hours At Lawrenceville Branch (via Gwinnett Daily Post)
From the Gwinnett Daily Post:
A Norcross-based company [Bibliotheca] is giving the Gwinnett County Public Library a chance to be the first library system in North America to have self-service access outside of normal hours.
Open+ is a system developed by technology supplier Bibliotheca that automatically controls and monitors building access, self-service kiosks, public access computers, lighting, alarms, public announcements and patron safety. Security cameras will monitor the use of the facility.
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The service will be available at the Lawrenceville Branch as a pilot program beginning June 20. Registered customers will have access to the branch Monday to Friday from 8 to 10 am.
Customers who are 18 years of age or older and hold a library card in good standing may register for Open+ at any of GCPL’s 15 branches for a $5 fee. Upon arrival, customers will insert their own library card into a reader at the entrance, enter a pin, and gain access to library resources.