Oakley & Brentwood: Bringing Libraries Home

A pilot program is helping senior adults with mobility programs get access to their library.

The program, eReaders to Go, is a partnership with the Brentwood Library and Friendly Visitors Program.  It allows senior adults to check out Kindles for 2 to 3 weeks and has pre-loaded with a variety of titles audio and technology.  One individual in particular believes this program is beneficial to seniors on a variety of levels:

 Opal Spoon is one local resident who is ready for her eReader. “Oh, yeah it sounds real good to me,” said the 85-year-old Friendly Visitors client. “I read a lot at night before I go to sleep and I read everything I can get my hands on. I’m shut in a lot, so this is something I’m glad about – yes I am.”

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