Bob Larrabee: How about the library? |

Bob Larrabee: How about the library?

I am writing to express my grief over the closing of Borders Books. I, like many other residents, loved to shop there and will miss the social interactions I had with all the other consumers. I, like many others, have numerous books that I had purchased and will probably never read again. I wish there were a place that people like me could donate these books. We could all pool our old books in one central location, perhaps at the County Commons or something, and we could have a large, community-based book sharing area. We could separate fiction from nonfiction, have a section for periodicals, and possibly books on tape for the lazy, and maybe even Internet access. We could all borrow and return each other’s books and we could even have cards that would need to be shown to check the book out. There would have to be a time limit on the rental. To make sure no one keeps a book too long, we could charge heavy fines, maybe 10 cents per day. I hope someone out there reads this and starts something along these lines, it would probably be good for the kids too.

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