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Access Center a hit!

23/09/2011

Since the opening of the new Access Center (for people with visual disabilities) at the library, the library has experienced a great deal of positive feedback, as well as many inquiries from people who would like to build the same kind of center at their libraries!

According to Peace Corps Volunteer Karin Jones, a number of other Volunteers have approached her to ask her about which program the Center uses, as their organizations have indicated they would like to use our center as a model. In addition, patrons from libraries in

Librarian Maryna Stilnykova explains to children how to use the computers at the Access Center.

other oblasts have found information about our center and called the library to gather more information about it.

Best of all, we have already had our youngest users come to visit the center. This morning, a group of children from a local school visited the center and were able to use the computers, as well as the developmental games the center offers.

Jones said that she had tears in her eyes while she was watching the children use the computers. “It is so rewarding to see the fruits of our teamwork in this way,” she said, “and I am so glad that these children, as well as many others, have this resource.”

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