Hemet Public Library goes 24/7

Library finds a way to meet mounting demand for services Photos by Dennis FletcherA library patron and her son (not pictured) use the 24-Hour Library to retrieve books after hours that were ordered online from the Hemet Public Library. ■ Dennis Fletcher / Contributed What do you do when faced with limited hours and staff but high community demand? The team at Hemet Public Library has tackled this problem through creative thinking and innovative solutions. “With only nine staff members, self-service has been the key to our success,” said Hemet Public Library Director Kathye Caines. “Solutions such as self-service checkout and computer and print management free up staff to be able

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