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Anaheim Public Library Gives Residents An E-Reader Test Drive At The Traveling “Tech Tool Bar”
ANAHEIM, CA - (July 25, 2013) - Beginning today, Anaheim Public Library is pleased to offer a traveling “Tech Tool Bar” at three library branch locations, giving customers the opportunity to touch, test and compare various eReaders. The events are funded by the Friends of the Canyon Hills Library and Friends of the Anaheim Public Library. Tech-savvy volunteers and library staff will be on hand to assist, answer questions and get you started downloading and reading or listening to the OverDrive digital collection which is available free to library cardholders.

Products including the Kindle Paper White, Kindle Fire, Nook HD+, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, Apple iPad mini will be available to try, or bring your own eReader if you would like assistance in downloading the Library’s e-books. Open-house type sessions are available the following dates and times, with future workshops to be scheduled:

Thurs., July 25, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Haskett Branch, 2650 W. Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92804

Wed., July 31, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Sunkist Branch, 901 S. Sunkist St., Anaheim, CA 92806

Thurs. Aug. 1, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Canyon Hills Branch, 400 S. Scout Trail, Anaheim, CA 92807

Help is also available on the library’s website, www.anaheim.net/library.

Please contact Cynthia Hicks at 714-765-1771 for further information.

Media Contact: Ruth Ruiz 714.765.5060more city news


ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation's premier municipalities and is one of California's most populous and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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