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New library computer big draw for young patrons


April 10, 2019

HARLEY REYNOLDS, 10, searches for a game on the library's new computer, AfterSchool Edge.

Thanks to a grant from the Sweet Home Community Foundation, the Sweet Home Public Library has added a new computer dedicated to after-school education, building on the "early literacy station" it already has in place.

It's been a big hit, just in the first few days.

"We've already had a little girl who came in Friday. She was so excited that we got another computer for the older kids," said Library Director Rose Peda, adding that the young patron was excited to find a typing game.

The girl had learned to tie her shoes at the early literacy station, Peda said. Heading to the library one d...

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