4/16/2011

Libraries = Awesome

Huzzah! Today, I discovered my public library.

I'm getting geared up to study for my first of two CHRP exams and needed some reference material.  I didn't want to purchase textbooks, just wanted to supliment some of my old ones from University - so off to the library I went.  I haven't gone before mostly because I thought it was just too far out of the way w/ no parking.  Well, there wasn't any parking, but Jordan dropped me off and just drove around for a while before coming back.

$12/annual membership fee - not so bad.
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7 comments:

  1. I love libraries! Just imagine, all the books you want, whenever you want.

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  2. I'm so glad you found what you needed there!!

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  3. No parking? Were you at the downtown branch? That's the only one I can think of that wouldn't have parking.

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  4. Yes! Libraries are a whole world of awesome!

    What happens if you don't pay the fees? Do you still get access? In Canada, we just pay our taxes so that everyone can have a library card. No annual fees. Even the card is free!

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  5. Membership fees?!? What's with that? I often have to pay overdue fees which probably add up close to $12 over the course of a year (hehe oops!).

    But libraries are awesome! I love to get books there monthly but it's also cool to check out the DVDs and Wii games they have available!

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  6. I'm surprised that there was an annual charge. You probably already got your money's worth so everything on top now is a bonus.

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  7. @ Anon - that's right, I was downtown.

    @ Two Degrees - I'm in Canada too, this is very likely a municipal based decision rather then provincial or federal. Often students/seniors get reduced rates.

    @ Girl Makes Cents - I would have been surprised if their weren't fees - otherwise, how is the library supposed to be funded?

    @ ND Chic - I think you're right!

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