The couple owes about $135 in library fines.
Dogs and babies chew lots of library books and videos. Kids in the car spill lemonade onto whole bags of books. Parents think, if that is the correct word, that reading books at the edge of the swimming pool is a good idea. Even this blogger dropped the New Orleans Frommers travel guide into the hotel bubble bath.
Pressure is high for librarians to add e-books to their collections for all those people who received Nooks and Kindles for Christmas. Publishers don't know how to price their product for libraries, as reported in the New York Times this week. Libraries aren't sure how to manage circulation for e-books. It all makes my head hurt, but one thing stays the same:
Don't smoke in bed!
© 2011 Nancy L. Ruder