Libraries as Co-working Spaces

People co-working at a table in a library

In the recent past, there has been a tremendous rise in the number of people living the digital nomad lifestyle. As a result, co-working has become a draw for many budding entrepreneurs, freelancers, and remote employees. This new style of workspace gives individuals, startups, small businesses, and the like the opportunity to have an office environment without high overhead or a long-term lease. Often these spaces are filled with like-minded individuals who can capitalize on the networking and collaboration opportunities that can be had as a "resident" of such a space.

safeway is my library

I just left the Tehama County Library in Red Bluff to find Internet access. The library doesn't offer wi-fi, and their public computers blocked access to my webmail, so off I drove to the one spot in town where the iced coffee is served with free wi-fi.

Just minutes ago, I took this shot:

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