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Books without borders works as libraries think, act regionally

When it comes to not letting jurisdictional boundaries prevent cooperation for the common good, the metro area’s libraries offer hope, and maybe even an example of what is possible.

If a student needs a book for school, or a book review or an author interview spurs someone to check out a book – literally and figuratively – what is the first option? Chances are it’s the public library. Where else can a citizen walk into a building and take something out at no charge?

An added benefit to several local libraries is if the book is “on loan,” there is an alternative. If one library doesn’t have it, maybe

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