March 17, 1997
Middlebury College Donates Computers to Town's
Fifteen personal computers have been donated to the
Ilsley Public Library, in the town of Middlebury, by Middlebury
College. Of the nine computers that have been installed, five
have access to the library's catalog and Netscape, and three have
Microsoft word processing and spreadsheet software . One is being
used by the staff. A grant of $7,000 was given by Friends of
Ilsley Public Library to cover the cost of upgrading the wiring,
and purchasing the software, two printers and several CD-ROM products.
"We appreciate the thoughtfulness of the College,"
said David Clark, director of the library. "These computers
will be used by so many residents of all ages. Middlebury is
taking a big step in providing equal access to information for