Godwin Celebrates New Book Lockers

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FAYETTEVILLE – The Cumberland County Public Library and the Town of Godwin will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly installed and functioning automated book lockers at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Godwin Town Hall, 4924 Markham Street.

Cumberland County Chairman Glenn Adams and Mayor Willie Burnette will attend the dedication and deliver remarks.

The public library has installed a set of automated book lockers in Godwin Town Hall and starting Tuesday, residents in northern areas of the county can reserve books, DVDs, audiobooks and points of interest. portable accesses, recover them and make them much closer. at home.

It is expected that library staff will visit City Hall once a week to fill lockers and collect returned items, and to answer basic questions from residents about personal portable technologies such as tablets and smartphones. Similar to remote lockers for online ordering, the system will help residents access the library’s physical collections.

“We are thrilled to bring this initiative to the Town of Godwin,” said Faith Phillips, Library Manager. “Serving our entire community, expanding access to library resources, and promoting digital equity is important to our library, and I am grateful for this opportunity with the Town of Godwin.”

The purchase of the lockers was supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-250229-OLS-21).

For more information about book locker service, contact Division Manager Nora Armstrong at 910-483-7727 or [email protected]

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