Tucked under a public library computer keyboard was an anonymous note: "Thank you for helping me get a job." The paper scrap turned up at downtown Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library, where staff members say their 160 computers are enabling unemployed people to find jobs, do homework, or manage their budgets, reports the Baltimore Sun. "From McDonald's to McDonnell Douglas, 85 percent of all hiring is done online," said Pratt CEO Carla D. Hayden. "In a city like Baltimore, where 30 percent of the population has no home computer access, we have found a new role." The banks of crowded...

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