[Libs-Or] Public libraries as charging sites for electric vehicles

Jim Knutson tintin at exchangenet.net
Thu Jan 12 12:24:02 PST 2012

Well, just in libraries that you can drive your car into. Right?

Soon to lend electric cars, too.

From: Judy Anderson 
To: Erin Sharwell ; Hope Leman ; libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us 
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 10:01 AM
Subject: Re: [Libs-Or] Public libraries as charging sites forelectric vehicles

How often are they being used?


Judy Anderson
Reference & Instruction Librarian
Concordia University - Portland
Phone: 503 493 6453

From: Erin Sharwell
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 3:49 PM
To: Hope Leman; libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us
Subject: Re: [Libs-Or] Public libraries as charging sites for electric vehicles

Yes, we have two charging stations at our Main library.  :)

Erin Sharwell
Technical Services Librarian
tel 503.615.2489 | fax 503.615.6601 | erins at ci.hillsboro.or.us
Main Library: 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy, Hillsboro, OR 97124-5327
Shute Park Branch: 775 SE 10th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123-4784

From: Hope Leman
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 3:39 PM
To: libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us
Subject: [Libs-Or] Public libraries as charging sites for electric vehicles

Hi, all. I came across the item below today


and noticed this rather interesting part of the article, " Any location where you will potentially spend an hour or two is a good place for a charger, and the library is a place where users return week after week, not once every few months."

I just wondered if any libraries in Oregon are doing this. Librarians pretty enterprising when it comes to community outreach and public services.

Hope Leman, MLIS
Research Information Technologist
Center for Health Research and Quality
Samaritan Health Services
815 NW 9th Street
Corvallis, OR 97330
(541) 768-5712
hleman at samhealth.org
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