What happens when a local library shuts its doors? That’s a question many Midwestern towns are confronting. Niala Boodhoo of the Changing Gears team went to Northwest Indiana, where the Gary Library Board has just decided to close its main branch.
When you talk about a digital divide, you’re probably thinking of inner city kids who don’t have ready access to the Internet. But there’s another group that looks at the digital divide with a growing sense of urgency: unemployed workers.