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Computers and internet access become available at libraries

In April of 1998 the regional library went online, with Internet access available at every branch of the library. The new service was extremely popular, but public concerns about unrestricted access to mature content fueled a public discussion about putting filters on all library computers. Follow the links below to read about how the Board of Trustees and library administrators took what the public said and turned it into an Internet policy that respects the rights of parents and children.


  April 5, 1994 Yakima Herald-Republic
  June 22, 1999 Yakima Herald-Republic
  multilple dates Yakima Herald-Republic
  November 9, 1999 Yakima Herald-Republic
  November 9, 1999 Yakima Herald-Republic
  November 9, 1999 Yakima Herald-Republic
  December 1, 1999 Yakima Herald-Republic

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