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Frugal readers drive up library circulation 30% -
“People are realizing, ‘Why should I buy my books, my CDs — I can get it free at the library,’ ” Library Commissioner Mary Dempsey said Saturday, speaking at the dedication of a new library in Beverly.
Dempsey said the use of online holds — reserving books online to pick up at a local library — has increased 100 percent in the last year.
Seen at Chicago Sun-Times
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