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BCC ‘LibraryPalooza’ offers 'technology petting zoo'

Barton Community College employee Adeline Huskey, left, student Nate Razafindrabe and faculty member Cheryl Lippert look at Barton Library’s electronic devices at LibraryPalooza.

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Cookies and lemonade and an unusual “petting zoo” were offered Monday at the Barton Community College Library, which hosted “Librarypalooza.”
As celebrations go, this one was fairly quiet — which is only fitting for a library. But dozens of students and staff stopped by to learn more about what the Library has to offer and to register for a chance to win prizes.  There were no animals, but the “Technology Petting Zoo” provided an opportunity to try out iPad minis, a Chromebook laptop computer and two brands of electronic readers, Kindle Paperwhite and Nook.
Library Assistant Deedra Gibbons said there were ...

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