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New York Public Library to expand reopening to include computer use, browsing shelves

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The New York Public Library (NYPL) will expand its services when it enters the next phase of its reopening on May 10.

In this reopening phase, library patrons will be allowed to browse shelves for a select amount of time or schedule ahead to use computers. Patrons also can access the research collections by appointment.

The Staten Island branches that will be included in this phase are Huguenot Park, New Dorp, Todt Hill-Westerleigh, Stapleton, St. George Library Center and Richmondtown. Currently, these sites only are open for grab-and-go.

As part of the reopening plan, the NYPL

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How Bad Is Your Internet? FCC Asks the Public to Use Its Speed Test App

To get an accurate picture of broadband quality in the US, the FCC is calling on the public to use its speed test app. 

The app has been around since 2013. But on Monday, the FCC made a new attempt to encourage people to install it on their smartphones. One of the agency’s chief goals under the Biden administration is to create a system that can capture actual broadband speeds across the country instead of leaning heavily on data from corporate internet providers. 

“To close the gap between digital haves and have nots, we are working to build a comprehensive,

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Tybee encourages public input for computer app that studies coastal flood hazards

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) — Tybee officials want the public’s help in building the island’s resiliency against impacts from climate change-related sea level rise. 

In partnership with the University of Georgia Marine Extension, the City of Tybee Island has launched its online Geosurvey app.

The crowdsourcing map tool allows Tybee’s residents and visitors to identify and pinpoint areas of the island that are prone to flooding, erosion, marsh die-off and marine debris.

The Geosurvey is part of the Tybee Island Back River Study, which examines possible solutions to vulnerable parts of the island that saw severe flooding during Hurricanes Irma

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Three Clallam County public libraries offering computer access

Access to public computers at three Clallam County libraries is now available during limited hours.

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) has expanded services to include public computers at the Port Angeles, Forks and Clallam Bay libraries. Public computers are not yet available at the Sequim Library.

The expanded service is in addition to Grab and Go Browsing, pickup of holds and copier use during limited in-library service hours.

In-library service is available from 2 p.m. to
6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in Forks, Port Angeles and Sequim. It is available in

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Syracuse to expand public Wi-Fi access for city residents

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The city of Syracuse will install Wi-Fi access points at six community centers over the next few weeks.

Installing the access points is an effort to bridge the city’s “digital divide” — a disparity in the number of people who own computers or smartphones and can easily access the internet. But a lack of internet connection is only one part of the problem, residents and city officials said.

The move is part of Mayor Ben Walsh’s “Syracuse Surge” initiative, which seeks to bolster the

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