Hemet Public Library is busy as ever

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The Hemet Public Library offers books and movies to library patrons 24/7 in the kiosk outside the library entrance, along with e-resources from Hoopla, RB Digital, Cloud Digital Library and Enki. Valley News/Courtesy photo
HEMET – While March 14 was the last day the Hemet Public Library opened its doors to the public, it continues to check out books and films every day. In fact, in March alone, 13,345 books and DVDs were checked out by patrons using the kiosk located just outside the library entrance. Remote kiosks present libraries with an opportunity to meet patrons where they are and offer automated services to community members in the places they visit the most. Services can include checking out prestocked books, delivery of individually requested books and book returns. With people being told to remain isolated from each other and keep their distance even from relatives, books seem to be an important tool to relieve the stress of isolation. Reading works of art helps process and cope with lif
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