The North Dakota State Library and some area ones are involved in
what's called the "Military Family Contact" program. The program provides
38 libraries throughout North Dakota with laptop computers equipped with
The computers are dedicated for use by military families to contact
loved ones serving in the U. S. military around the world. The computers will
be available during each library's working hours for patrons to use.
The state Adjutant General and the North Dakota National Guard are
supporting this effort and are working with libraries to promote the "Military
Family Contact" program.
North Dakota has the highest per capita rate of service in the U.S.
Area libraries who are participating in the "Military Family Contact"
program include: the Carnegie Regional Library of Grafton, Walhalla Public
Library, and the Pembina School and Public Library. Also participating are
the Bottineau County Library, the Rolla Public Library, and the Heart of America
Public Library in Rugby.