New London — On a typical Wednesday, there’s a line waiting outside both the front and back doors of the Public Library of New London when it opens at 1 p.m.
The library’s 31 computers were used more than 32,000 times last year. With the relocation of the Connecticut Department of Labor American Job Center from New London to Montville, the library has been helping more job seekers. Proof of that is the more than 4,500 job-related questions it answered last year, a record. The library is starting a job club next month to address the need.
“There’s a huge digital divide in New London. The library plays a big role in bridging the gap,” said Madhu Gupta, executive director of the library.
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