Some Libraries Allow Patrons To Check Out Potential Dates Along With Their Books

March 4, 2011

In a bid to attract patrons in their 20s and 30s, some libraries have started having literary speed dating evenings. According to the New York Times, the concept is believed to have begun in Europe and is now spreading to the United States. The idea appeals to young singles who hope that people who share their literary tastes might have other tastes in common with them, too.

Mary B., Reader’s Services


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