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Books--creating a borrowing library
« on: April 01, 2011, 11:08:29 AM »
Hi everyone,

I had a crazy idea today....  Is it possible for us to create a page/link or something where we could create our own kinda lending library for members? 

I know I have several books/magazines that I've accumulated...as I'm sure do many others.  I was just thinking it would be a nice feature for people.  People who wouldn't mind lending out books could list which ones they have, etc.  If we needed someone to keep track of who has what, like a librarian....I'd be happy to volunteer.  Depending on how people wanted to do it, we could have like a main library (I could keep it at our massage office very easily) for books/magazines that people don't use or rarely use anymore.  For those who don't want to donate them to a library type thing...we could keep a file of books they are willing to loan out for short periods of time. 

Just a thought....what does everyone else think?

Have a great weekend!
Angie

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Re: Books--creating a borrowing library
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2011, 07:49:31 AM »
I lend books out.   I just ask that they come back.   I also have digital copies of magazines.    Jimbo has been sharing with me.  I can share with others articles if they want in digital form.   Not a bad idea Angela.  :)
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Re: Books--creating a borrowing library
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2011, 07:29:50 PM »
Maybe we could create some master list or something....Book titles & who to get them from.  Buying books & magazines gets pricey really quick, but is a must have.  I just ordered 3 new books (used, but new to me!) which is what got me to thinking about the lending library idea.  I won't know until after they arrive if they were really worth the $$$ I just shelled out....lol....

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Re: Books--creating a borrowing library
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2011, 07:07:33 AM »
A sign up sheet would be nice.    Also a concern would be damage to books while in each persons possession or loss.   Angela, I am asking you to lead this if you like since this is your Idea.   I have a few books signed by Anthony Calfo, Scott Michael,James Fatheree, maybe even a Eric Bornmen somewhere.  I want to make sure they are returned.   
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Re: Books--creating a borrowing library
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2011, 11:00:58 AM »
Angie,
    I was hoping you would be at meeting last Friday.   A little was talked about it.  I was hoping you would be in charge of this.    I have a few books I have shared with members in past.   I just asked they come back in same shape.  They are Memories of Eric Borneman, Anthony Calfo, Scott Michael, etc.   Most have signatures from one on one times with them.
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Re: Books--creating a borrowing library
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2011, 10:46:06 PM »
Hi

I wanted to be at the meeting, but it was my dad's 65th birthday in Wenatchee so I was busy driving Friday night....lol.  I wanted to be there & thought of you guys as I drove buy the golf course...lol 

I'd be happy to be in charge of the lending library.

Not sure how we could handle book loss.....hmm...have to think about that one.  I guess one of these days soon we need to get together & toss around some ideas and see what we can figure out.  Feel free to call me.

Angie