Public sale of iBooks for the general community has been moved from August 9th to August 16th and now the iBooks will only be available for residents and taxpayers of Henrico County.
The Henrico County iBook sale scheduled for August 9th has been changed. A sale open to Henrico County residents and taxpayers ONLY will be held on August 16th at the Richmond International Raceway.
The main gate will open at 7am and the sale begins at 9am Overnight parking and camping will be prohibited.
One thousand laptops will be available on a first-come first-serve basis — limit one per person. The cost is $50 each. Cash or personal checks will be accepted.
For residents and taxpayers of Henrico County ONLY: More info here.
MacDailyNews Take: So, the iBooks running Mac OS X aren’t “good enough” for the Henrico County students and teachers, but Henrico residents want to keep them for themselves?
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