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Not just for books

(article, Culinate staff)

Sure, plenty of local companies and grocery stores offer, via the Internet, that old-fashioned convenience known as grocery delivery. But how about the local library? 

As National Public Radio recently noted, a new Baltimore program known as the Virtual Supermarket lets patrons order groceries at the library, then pick them up there the next day:

bq.The Virtual Supermarket Project is part of a city push to make healthy food more accessible in communities where major supermarkets are scarce. 

No computer or grocery store nearby? Try the library instead.