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Friday, November 15, 2013

Take a book, leave a book: tiny libraries thrive in US

AFP via Yahoo! News   Nov 14 12:08pm
Technology has given readers new ways to curl up with a good book, but the latest trend in Washington is surprisingly old-school: "little libraries," stuffed with paperbacks, cropping up on front lawns. The informal lending libraries work under a simple principle: "take a book, return a book." "Last week, 11 new books came in," said Kevin Sullivan, who launched his "little library" in Bethesda ...

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