1984 - First public computers

Apple computers for the publicTwo Apple computers were purchased by the Friends of Rodman Library for public use, ushering the age of free public computer access at the Library. Classes in computer use were offered at the Library in cooperation with the Alliance YWCA. The computers each had two 5.25" floppy disk drives, one had a color monitor, the other a green monochrome monitor. One printer was available for public use for a small charge. Software included educational programs, word processing, spreadsheets, and other programs.