I would have expected to see this in Portland, San Francisco, or New York. It is suprising to see it happen first in San Antonio of all places. I love the idea, and hope it works well enough for other cities and counties to give it a try. You can already checkout ebooks in many library systems, but why deal with the hassle of paper books when you don't need to. In this age of smart phones, ebook readers, and tablets galore all that really needs to happen is for a format to be decided on. Here we are hoping for EPUB, but that would cut out the millions of Kindle's amazon has alrady won the market with.
Bexar set to turn the page on idea of books in libraries