Burntwood Library

Computers at libraries in Lichfield and Burntwood are to be upgraded, council chiefs have confirmed.

Staffordshire County Council said installation of new machines to replace outdated ones will take place over the next month.

Janene Cox, Staffordshire County Council’s commissioner for culture, rural and safer communities, said: “We want to provide the best we can for our library users and we knew that the current computers were getting a little old and slow – particularly when dealing with large files and video content – so we pushed through the upgrade as quickly as possible.”

The new computers will be introduced at libraries directly run by the county council and the 27 community managed ones.

Janene added: “We recognise how important it is to keep people connected and with more and more services relying on online access, we want to be responsive with up-to-date technology, especially for those who have restricted access at home.”

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