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Two attendees of Les Bénévoles created and taught the use of a data base to record all non-book artifacts for the Darby Free Library. The Library had a room dedicated to the history of the community and none of the realia had been previously catalogued.  The volunteers, Collection...

The Susquehanna County Historical Society and Free Library Association has guitars to lend out.  Read about it! ...

Byron Benson's Odds and Ends

  submitted by Justin Hoenke, Director, Benson Memorial Library The Benson Memorial Library is adding a new collection for community members to borrow at the library! The new collection, called Byron Benson’s Odds & Ends, is full of interesting items that will be sure...

Read about Sacramento’s Library of Things.  Also, note the comment that the lending program can help build community. What things are you lending at your library?  What could you lend?  What business or organization could you reach out to or collaborate with? ...

The Boston Globe tells of some of the treasures held in libraries.  What valuables are hanging on the walls or in storage at your library? ...

Mental Floss shows what can be borrowed from a library besides books. What can your patrons borrow? ...