The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, Billy @ Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer relaunched the hop on February 15, 2013. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.
This week’s prompt was submitted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer
How often do you visit your local library?
I love my library, I’m lucky to be walking distance from my local one which is part of a bigger county (Suffolk) network – not sure if libraries work like that in other countries but essentially when I request books they can come from anywhere in Suffolk for me to collect from my nearest one.
Obviously at the moment I’m not visiting regularly – I got to go on Saturday for the first time since February to collect a reservation, it was by appointment and I wasn’t able to go in, I was handed my book at the door. Regardless I’m really happy their services are starting to return.
Before March I would visit a couple of times a month, mainly to collect reservations as I didn’t really go in to browse much. I’d also visit the ‘for sale’ shelves where on a good day I could pick up four large print books the library were finished with for £1 to take home for my Dad.
I’m also part of my library support scheme, their services are largely free, including reservations but I opt to pay a small annual charge to support the work they do.
Looking forward to reading this week’s blog hopper posts about your local libraries – as I’m guessing my small local library will be quite different to those in cities or other countries.