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Do You Have a Library Card?

Your Two Cents: Do You Have a Library Card?

The library is a fantastic resource for cheap entertainment, providing access to a plethora of books, magazines, and movies. Borrowing doesn't cost you a dime, as long as you remember to return your items on time. Do you have a card to your local library?


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fabmom0230 fabmom0230 8 years
I absolutely have no clue where my library card is.....guess it's something I have to put on my to do.
sandy82 sandy82 8 years
I love love love the NY Public Library. I used to buy all my books but I much rather borrow them from the library. I'm amazed at the selection and I love that I can request books from my computer and have it sent to my local branch. Libraries are so underutilized.
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
I used to always buy the books I wanted to read at Barnes and Noble but money is tight this year so I need to get back into the habit of the library!
ylovely ylovely 8 years
I use to go all the time. To both rent movies and use the computers to work on my resume, look for work etc. Since I now have internet in my home I don't go to the library the way I did.
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
I used to frequent the library when I was younger but then I grew to really hate it. I don't like renting my books, I like owning them. Plus the employees are not very nice. I have a card though because it's free and I'm sure it'll come in hand some day.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 8 years
I have eight library cards. So yes!
kscincotta kscincotta 8 years
I had a library card for the library in the county we used to live in and I used it pretty regularly. Then we moved over into another part of Atlanta in a different county, and I haven't gotten into the Fulton County Library yet. I can still use the one in Decatur, but I'm not near the branches very often which makes it less than ideal.
cpianolover cpianolover 8 years
Recently, I've been too busy for reading, so my library card is taking a rest. But when I do go, I always check out more than I can read. I'm a bibliophile (well, at least I used to be one). I go to the bookstore more than the library, because they have sheet music there as well, so that I don't have to make another trip to the music store. And also, the bookstore is more convenient for me. The locations are always near the mall or at downtown or something. However, they don't really have a very good selection of sheet music...
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I love my library card!! I use it very regularly to check out movies, books, workout DVDs, and CDs. It's so much cheaper than going to a bookstore or renting movies.
CoralAmber CoralAmber 8 years
I always check out more books than I can read. Right now I have a pile next to the couch.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
oh and the children use their school libraries so I don't take them either.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
I have one but never use it anymore. Our Library branch went through some changes over a year ago and with those changes came unpleasant experiences. Plus they've significantly reduced their inventory and the books I want to read are rarely there. So I don't go to our Library anymore.
skigurl skigurl 8 years
i end up spending more at the library than at the book store - i always forget to bring books back and end up being charged crazy fees and the librarians are bitches so i stopped going
homekeeper homekeeper 8 years
I have one and so does my 5 year old, we use them weekly normally! :)
SDTransplant SDTransplant 8 years
As an employee at a college, I use the school's main library all the time as they have a much wider selection of books than I'd find at my local library. I haven't gone to my local library in a while though because all the new books are always checked out!
alikat07 alikat07 8 years
Yes, I'm a librarian :D. I advertise all the library services constantly - not only do they have DVDs, CDs, books on DVD, etc. but they often have great community services such as finance talks and storytelling for kids.
pharm_chick pharm_chick 8 years
yes i do, and my library is so fab, its got all the brand new movies and books, blockbuster, barnes and nobles what? as long as you reserve stuff in advance too
margokhal margokhal 8 years
YES! I *just* came back from borrowing more books! :D Sometimes I go to the bookstore [because I like the cafe...another financial trap!] and buy a magazine or a book...then I go to the library and I see the same thing for free, which makes me upset. Also, renting DVDs at the library is better than paying $3-6 at a retail rental. And I love how you can borrow as many books as you want for 3 weeks at a time. If I keep on borrowing a book, though, it may convince me to buy it for my library that I'm building. Nice to have a free preview!
Entertainment Entertainment 8 years
I have one and typically use it frequently, but lately I've resolved to read the books I actually already own instead, so it's been taking a rest.
Alithyra Alithyra 8 years
I didn't use my card in college as much since I was so busy with school. When I moved I had to get a new card. Apparently County A libraries are not affiliated with Country B libraries and will not take County B's card. Go figure.
jesssa jesssa 8 years
had one since i was about 4 years old :) haven't used it in years though, when i went away to university i was always using the library at school though, which obviously had much more selection i actually just found my city library card today when i was cleaning my room, and it has my signature on the back which looks to be from about 1998... so id say at least 6-7 years since ive used it... i should get on that!!
esmerb esmerb 8 years
I am obsessed with our public library! I have been using it regularly for the past 2 years. It has been a life saver since I decided to start budgeting hardcore. Now I check out books and DVDs for free. And the online system is so easy, all I have to do is reserve it online and pick it up!
Frenched Frenched 8 years
I have a few library cards and I've been planning on starting to use them more regularly. The library has so much information available, it's sad when it's not used!
supercoolnat supercoolnat 8 years
My husband and I have library cards, and we regularly use it for DVDs. Not so much for books, but I might consider using it more for that as the weather gets nicer and I start reading outside again.
dcfashionista dcfashionista 8 years
I have a library card that I use regularly for books, dvds and magazines. I am there so much that the staff knows me by my first name.
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