Free Books @ the library!

In what some have called a daring and radical departure from the successful business models of Barnes & Noble, Netflix and iTunes, The Seattle Public Library is loaning books, DVDs and music free of charge to anyone with a library card. In a scheme well-calculated to take advantage of the image-of-seattle-library-book-return-courtesy-of-leffcurrent thrift craze (or cheap chic), Seattlites can browse from a vast collection of new, used and even rare materials at over twenty-five neighborhood locations, or via an extensive online catalog. Of course there’s a catch: you’ll have to return the items when you’re done, so that someone else can use them.

What will they think up next? Free coffee?

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One Response to Free Books @ the library!

  1. brenda cook says:

    I was just wanting to know why the Library is so noisy.The staff is just as noisy as the clientel. It makes it hard to concentrate on the information,you are reading or locating.I am just puzzeled as to why there in no on asking others to kep it quite,as in other Librarys around,oops except Seattle

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